Thai Burgers


I love Thai food, and I adore barbecue. While experimenting one day, I came up with these beauties. They might not be 'authentic' but they sure hit the spot.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
36 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ¾ pounds lean ground beef

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons lemon grass, minced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots

  • 2 red chili peppers, seeded and minced

  • ¼ cup chopped peanuts

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 limes


  1. Preheat grill for high heat.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together ground round, bread crumbs, lemon grass, shallot, chili peppers, and peanuts. Season with salt and pepper. Form into patties. If you are making these ahead of time, do not add peanuts until you are ready to grill.

  3. Lightly oil grate, and place burgers on grill. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side. Remove from grill, and sprinkle burgers with lime juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

438 Calories
31g Fat
13g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 438
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 29mg 143%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 500mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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