Thai-Inspired Burgers with Peanut Sauce

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Thai-Inspired Burgers with Peanut Sauce
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 11, 2024

Enjoy the flavors of Thailand in a burger with this Thai-inspired recipe. These flavorful patties are made with a combination of ground beef, Thai spices, ginger, and garlic. They are served on a bun with a homemade peanut sauce, lettuce, and tomato. These burgers are easy to make and perfect for a tasty and unique dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 burger buns
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • For the Peanut Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, coriander, cayenne pepper, and chopped cilantro. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly combined.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape them into patties.
  3. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill the patties for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your desired level of doneness.
  4. While the burgers are cooking, prepare the peanut sauce. In a small saucepan, combine the peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, and water. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce is smooth and heated through.
  5. Toast the burger buns on the grill for a few seconds, until lightly toasted.
  6. To assemble the burgers, spread a generous amount of peanut sauce on the bottom half of each bun. Place a cooked patty on top, followed by lettuce leaves and sliced tomatoes. Top with the other half of the bun.
  7. Serve the Thai burgers immediately with extra peanut sauce on the side.
  8. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • The combination of Thai flavors with a classic American burger is a fusion of cuisines that results in a delicious and unique dish.
  • Peanut sauce is a staple in Thai cuisine and adds a creamy and tangy element to the burger.
  • Grilling the burgers gives them a smoky and charred flavor that complements the Thai spices.