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Asian Spiced Burgers with Mango Salsa

These yummy burgers take minutes to make and are a million times better than anything you can buy in the shops. Fresh, fragrant herbs and spices such as coriander, ginger and garam masala add a warm Asian feel.


  • 450g/1lb lean beef mince

  • 1 onion, peeled and grated

  • 10ml/2tsp garlic paste or 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped

  • 10ml/2tsp fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped

  • 15ml/1tbsp garam masala

  • 5ml/1tsp turmeric

  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper

  • 15-30ml/1-2tbsp freshly chopped coriander

  • Mango Salsa:

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, stoned and finely chopped

  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped, optional

  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped mint

  • 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped coriander

  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lime


  • 1.

    In a large, shallow bowl mix all the burger ingredients together.

  • 2.

    Using slightly damp hands shape the mixture into 4 x 9cm (3½inch burgers). Cover and chill for 20 minutes.

  • 3.

    To make the salsa, mix all the salsa ingredients together in a large bowl, cover and set aside in a cool place, but not the refrigerator.

  • 4.

    Cook the burgers on a prepared barbecue or preheated grill for 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked and any meat juices run clear.

  • 5.

    Serve the burgers in mini naans with the salsa.

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