Tandoori chicken burger with raita

5

PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes
Tandoori chicken burger with raita

Michael Graydon


Ingredients

  • 2 baby seedless cucumbers
  • 1 cup plain yogurt , or light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro , or mint
  • 2 green onions , thinly sliced
  • 1/8 tsp salt

FOR BURGER:

  • 1/4 cup tandoori curry paste
  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt , or light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 500 g ground chicken

Instructions

  • Preheat barbecue to medium. Cut cucumber into quarters, then thinly slice. Place in a bowl. Stir in yogourt, cilantro, onions and salt.
  • Whisk curry paste with yogourt and panko in a bowl. Crumble in chicken. Gently mix. Shape into 4 burgers, about 1/2 in. thick. Make a shallow depression in centre of each.
  • Oil grill. Barbecue burgers with lid closed, until firm when pressed, 5 min per side. Serve topped with raita.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 259,
  • Protein
  • 26 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 653 mg.

Kitchen Tip:

Serve with salad or toasted whole-wheat naan. Burgers can also be cooked in an oiled frying pan over medium.