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Asian chicken burgers

East meets West in this delicious Asian-style chicken burger with carrot, cucumber and peanut satay.
asian burgers


Asian burgers


Asian burgers

1.Preheat grill.
2.Heat oil in small frying pan; cook lemon grass and onion, stirring, until onion softens. Add five-spice, chilli, sauce, rind and coconut cream; bring to a boil. Boil sauce mixture, uncovered, until reduced by half; cool 5 minutes.
3.Combine half of the sauce with peanut butter in small bowl. Combine remaining sauce with chicken, breadcrumbs, coriander and egg in large bowl; use hands to shape chicken mixture into four patties.
4.Using vegetable peeler; slice carrot and cucumber into thin strips.
5.Cook patties in heated lightly oiled large frying pan, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until cooked through.
6.Meanwhile, halve buns horizontally; toast, cut-sides up, under preheated grill. Spread peanut butter mixture on bun tops; sandwich patties, carrot and cucumber between bun halves.

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