Sate Burgers with Indonesian Spices

Beef / February 9, 2014

I have been clipping recipes for decades, and this one from Cooking Light is exceptional. I added some panko crumbs – about 1/3 C – and an egg to help bind it, and then used 1.5 lbs ground sirloin and .5 lb ground turkey but the rest was the same. Served it over brown rice cooked in beef broth, covered it with a mango habanero sauce, and served alongside my Melon Orange Mint Compote, and a spring salad with a sweet chili vinaigrette.  TRY IT! Download my version below, or…

Sate Burgers with Indonesian Spice

Inspired by Cooking Light Magazine!


1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts (I used cashews, salted.)
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco) (I used Sriracha sauce)
3 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 pound ground pork (I used 1.5 lbs ground sirloin)
3/4 pound ground turkey breast (I used only half pound of ground turkey)
Cooking spray


  • Prepare grill. Combine first 11 ingredients. Divide mixture into burger portions.
    Place patties on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer registers
    165°. Remove from grill; let stand 5 minutes.

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