Spicy lemongrass pork burgers with mango slaw

Enjoy the deliciousness of takeaways alongside the joy of homemade cooking with this recipe for spicy lemongrass pork burgers. Packed with a fresh and zingy mango slaw, this meal will have you licking your lips.

By Sophie Gray
  • 25 mins preparation
  • Serves 6
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  • 500 g pork mince
  • 2 slices bread, made into crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped lemongrass or lemongrass paste
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes (optional)
  • Burger buns, to serve
  • 1/3 cup mango chutney
Mango slaw
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 3 cups cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • Handful of coriander, chopped
  • 1 cup thinly sliced firm mango


  • 1
    Make the Mango slaw (see below).
  • 2
    In a bowl or processor, place the mince, breadcrumbs, sauces, lemongrass, salt and chilli flakes. Pulse or mix to combine.
  • 3
    Divide mixture into 4-6 portions and shape into patties. Cook on a preheated grill or barbecue.
  • 4
    To assemble, lightly toast burger buns, spread bases with mango chutney, add a cooked patty and top with Mango slaw.
Mango slaw
  • 5
    Combine mayonnaise and vinegar in a small bowl. In a medium bowl, combine cabbage, onion and coriander. Toss through the mayonnaise, then fold in the sliced mango. Refrigerate.


Try the burger mix as meat balls and serve with other salads or in a wrap. You can swap the pork mince for chicken if you prefer. Mango slaw is also delicious in fish tacos or sliders.