These lamb burgers made with lamb mince are great for the barbecue or grill. You only use five ingredients which makes this recipe quick and easy to prepare. The fruit and herbs add a tasty twist making them just perfect for your BBQ or grill. They will be a popular option for entertaining friend and with all the family.
Preparation time will be 15 minutes allow a further 20 minutes for cooking. The ingredient quantities below will serve four people
Ingredients For Lamb Burgers
450g lamb mince from Morley Butchers
25g dried apricots, finely chopped
25g shelled pistachio nuts or almonds, finely chopped (optional)
15ml freshly chopped coriander or mint
Grated zest and juice of ½ lemon
Salt and freshly milled black pepper for seasoning
Cooking Method For Lamb Burger With Apricot And Coriander
In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
Using slightly damp hands shape the mixture into 4 x 9cm/3½inch burgers. Cover and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.
If you are using charcoal make sure you light it in good time so that it is up to temperature when you want to cook. (You can see it is ready when the coal is white all over)
Cook the burgers on a prepared barbecue or preheated moderate grill for 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked and any meat juices run clear.
Serve the burgers in a burger bun with a salad garnish and a selection of relishes.
This lamb burger mince mixture of meat fruit and herb will also work well in other styles of dish. You can shape it into mini meatballs or koftas, mould onto small metal skewers then cook as required and serving as mini kebabs.
This lamb burger recipe and image comes from Simply Beef & Lamb pay them a visit for more meaty recipes