Thai chicken burgers with homemade satay sauce

Add a Thai twist to your next burger night with this delicious recipe for Thai chicken burgers. Featuring homemade chicken patties and nutty satay sauce, this easy recipe is sure to be a hit!

By Jennene Plummer
  • 25 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Thai chicken burgers
  • 500 gram chicken mince
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 4 ciabatta rolls, halved, toasted
  • 1 cup mixed lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled into ribbons
  • grilled lime wedges to serve (see recipe tip)
Satay sauce
  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon chopped, roasted, unsalted peanuts


  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine mince, breadcrumbs, egg, spring onions, curry paste and fish sauce. Shape into four even-sized flattened patties. Chill for 20 minutes.
  • 2
    For the satay sauce: In a small microwaveable jug, combine peanut butter, sweet chilli sauce, water and soy sauce on high in 30-second bursts until smooth. Stir in peanuts and set aside.
  • 3
    In a large frying pan, heat oil on medium. Cook patties for 3-4 minutes each side until well browned and cooked through. Drain on a paper towel.
  • 4
    Top half of each roll with an even amount of lettuce leaves, a patty, tomato, carrot and sauce. Finish with roll top and serve with grilled lime.


  • Grill lime wedges, flesh side down, on a hot char-grill pan for 1-2 minutes until grill marks appear.