*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   THAI BURGERS WITH MINT CUCUMBER RELISH
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Hamburger
                 Thai
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----BURGERS-----
    1       lb           Lean ground beef
    1       tb           Lemon grass, finely chopped
      1/4   c            Fresh chopped cilantro
    2       ts           Thai fish sauce or soy
                         -sauce
    1       t            Brown sugar
      1/2   ts           Grated lime peel
      1/2   ts           Hot Oriental chili paste
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Fresh breadcrumbs
                         -----RELISH-----
      1/2                English cucumber (or
                         -regular), chopped
      1/4   c            Chopped fresh mint
    1       tb           Thai fish sauce or soy
                         -sauce
    1       tb           Rice vinegar
    1       tb           Sugar (use much less, use
                         -none actually)
 
   Combine burger stuff, shape into 4-6 burgers. Drain
   chopped cucumber; mix in remaining ingredients;
   reserve.
   
   Just before serving, heat grill and brush with oil.
   Cook burgers and 4 minutes per side, turning once.
   
   Makes 4-6 servings.
   
   (If lemon grass is very dry, soak 20 minutes before
   using. If you cannot find lemon grass, use 1 tsp.
   grated lemon peel.)
  
 
 
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