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The German Deli Burger

This delightful German Deli Burger is perfect for a summers BBQ. You will impress friends and family with this yummy juicy burger!


  • Sauce Gribiche

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (whites only), finely chopped

  • 3 tbs. mayonnaise

  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

  • 1 tbs. cornichon, finely chopped

  • 1 tbs. capers, finely chopped

  • 1 tbs. French shallots, finely chopped

  • 2 tbs. parsley, finely chopped

  • 1 tbs. lemon juice

  • Salt and pepper

  • Pork Schnitzel

  • Rice Bran Oil

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten with milk

  • ½ cup flour

  • 1 tsp. caraway seeds

  • 2 cups dried breadcrumbs

  • 4 thin pork steaks

  • 4 slices smoked bacon, fried (optional)

  • 1 Jazz apple, cored and sliced into rounds

  • ¼ red cabbage, finely shaved

  • ½ cup grated Gruyere cheese

  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted


  • 1.

    For the sauce, combine all ingredients together and keep in the fridge until ready to use.

  • 2.

    For the Schnitzel, pound pork steaks with a meat mallet until thin. Combine flour and caraway seeds together onto a plate. Now to crumb, firstly dip the steaks into the flour mixture, then the egg followed by the breadcrumbs.

  • 3.

    Heat enough oil in a frying pan to shallow fry. Fry schnitzel on each side for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oil and drain on some paper toweling.

  • 4.

    To assemble the burger, place a dollop of sauce Gribiche on both side of the toasted burger bun. Followed by cabbage, sliced apple, bacon (optional) and Gruyere cheese. Sandwich together and serve.


Serves: 4 burgers
Time: 1 hour

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