Chilli Burgers with Maple Bacon & Coleslaw

Chilli Burgers with Maple Bacon & Coleslaw
Turn up the heat with these tasty chilli burgers! Layer with maple bacon, cheese, pickles and your favourite sauce. Serve with fries and slaw for a hearty weeknight meal the whole family will love.

Serves 4

500g minced beef

1 cup stale breadcrumbs 

1 egg, lightly whisked

1 tbsp chilli sauce

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

¼ savoy cabbage, finely shredded

1 carrot, peeled, coarsely grated

½ red onion, thinly sliced

¼ cup whole egg mayonnaise

4 bacon rashers

2 tbsp maple syrup

4 cheese slices

4 soft bread rolls

1 dill pickle, thinly sliced

ketchup and American mustard, to serve

French fries, to serve

 

Combine beef, breadcrumbs, egg, chilli sauce and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl. Use your hands to combine. Divide into 4 even portions. Shape each portion into a 12cm-diameter patty. Place on a plate in the fridge for 30 minutes to rest.

Combine cabbage, carrot, onion and mayonnaise in a medium bowl. Season to taste.

Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add bacon; cook, turning, for 2-3 minutes. Drizzle with maple syrup; cook, turning, for 2 minutes or until bacon caramelises. Set aside.

Cook beef patties in frying pan for 4 minutes each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Top with a cheese slice and keep on low heat for 2 minutes or until cheese melts on the top of the patty. Remove from heat.

Place beef patties on the base of each bread roll. Top with bacon and pickle. Top with ketchup and mustard. 

Serve immediately with coleslaw and French fries.

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