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Thai Burgers

Time for Thai
Photo courtesy Beef - It's What's For Dinner

Topped with crunchy cabbage and a peanut butter, lime and hoisin sauce, these Thai burgers have flavor for days. 

This recipe is courtesy of Beef - It's What's For Dinner.

Ready in
35 m
5 m
(prepare time)
30 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.


  • 1 Pound ground beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1 Cup shredded Napa cabbage
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
  • 1/2 Cup chopped green onions
  • 1 Teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon hot chili sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 4 whole wheat or white hamburger buns, split


Combine cabbage and 1 tablespoon lime juice in medium bowl; set aside.

Combine ground beef, green onion, ginger and chili sauce in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.

Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.

Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.

Place patties in skillet; cook 10 to 12 minutes until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.

Season with salt and pepper, as desired.

Meanwhile, combine peanut butter, hoisin sauce, remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice and sesame oil in small bowl.

Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Place 1 burger on bottom half of each bun; top evenly with peanut butter mixture and cabbage mixture.

Close sandwiches.