Epic Thai Burger (Laab Burger) (mini)

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Serves 5

The Burger

  • 500g ground beef
  • 3 Tbsp chopped lemongrass
  • 2 Tbsp chopped galangal
  • 3 Kaffir lime leaves, julienned
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 2 Tbsp toasted rice powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 2.5 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • Chili flakes, to taste

The Slaw

  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup roughly chopped mint
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp toasted rice powder
  • Chili flakes, to taste
  • 3 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce

The Fixins

  • Original Thai Sriracha
  • Mashed avocado
  • Red onion
  • Tomato
  • Or anything else you’d like!


For the patties: Combine all ingredients together in a bowl and mix well. Form into 5 patties. Grill the burgers until done to your liking, or fry them on a skillet.

For the slaw: Combine all ingredients and mix it up!

Assembly: Put Sriracha and mashed avocado on the bun, top with the patty, red onion, tomato, and any other fixins you like. Top it off with a generous amount of the slaw – you can also serve extra slaw on the side. Enjoy!

Epic Thai Burger (Laab Burger) (mini)