Spicy lamb burgers

September 14, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

TO DRINK: Try a spicy Southern Rhône-style blend such as shiraz/ grenache/mourvedre

Spicy lamb burgers

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 500g lamb mince
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) tikka masala paste
  • small handful fresh coriander,
  • finely chopped
  • small handful fresh mint, finely
  • chopped
  • 5ml (1 tsp) ground coriander
  • sea salt and freshly ground black
  • pepper, to taste
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive or avocado oil,
  • to brush
  • thick Greek yoghurt, to serve
  • fresh rocket, to serve
  • sliced red onion, to serve
  • sliced cucumber, to serve
  • baby Rosa tomatoes, to serve
  • feta cheese, to serve



Combine the mince, red onion, garlic, tikka masala paste, fresh coriander, mint, ground coriander and seasoning in a large bowl.


Shape the mixture into burgers and chill for 15 minutes.


Heat a griddle pan over high heat and brush with olive or avocado oil. Grill for 3 – 4 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan and set aside. 4 Serve the burgers with plenty of thick Greek yoghurt, salad ingredients and wedges of feta cheese.

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