Red-hot Hamburgers

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    432

Homemade burgers beat shop-bought every time, and this spiced up version is no different. These burgers are packed with heat so choose cooling toppings such as sour cream and avocado and serve with sweet potato fries for perfectly balanced flavors.

recipe updated Oct 30, 2019

Ingredients

  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    x ½ (about 68g)
  • Green chili icon
    Green chili
    x 1 (about 20g)
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    2 tbsp (about 2)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    x 1 (about 50g)
  • Ground beef icon
    Ground beef
    1¾ cups (about 400g)
  • Chipotle chili powder icon
    Chipotle chili powder
    1 tsp (about 3g)
  • Tabasco icon
    Tabasco
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Breadcrumbs icon
    Breadcrumbs
    1⅛ cups (about 50g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    2 tbsp (about 30ml)
  • Burger bun icon
    Burger bun
    x 2 (about 70g)
  • Tomato salsa icon
    Tomato salsa
    1 tbsp (about 15ml)
  • Avocado icon
    Avocado
    x 3 (about None)

Tools

  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Work surface

Step preview

  1. Add ground beef, red onion, green chili, cilantro, egg, chipotle chili powder, tabasco and breadcrumbs to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Season with salt & pepper
  3. Mix well until combined
  4. Form into rounds then set aside
  5. Add sunflower oil to a clean frying pan
  6. Transfer meat to frying pan
  7. Cook each side in frying pan - 4 min, medium heat
  8. Let rest - approx 5 min
  9. Arrange burger bun in the frying pan
  10. Top with tomato salsa
  11. Garnish with avocado
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