Chicken Burgers with Satay Sauce and Spicy Cucumber Relish

Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 8 mins

East meets west in this Indonesian style sandwich, complete with a nutty satay sauce that is just a little bit spicy. The cucumber relish is nice and crisp, and gives an added crunch to the burger.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare cucumber relish first by dissolving sugar in vinegar.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well.
  3. Allow to sit at room temperature for at least half an hour.
  4. Prepare satay sauce by mixing all ingredients until smooth; set aside.
  5. To prepare burgers, whisk together peanut butter with Tabasco and chicken broth until blended.
  6. Check ground chicken to be sure it isn't very wet; if it is, blot it with paper toweling.
  7. In another bowl, stir up chicken with garlic, cilantro, mint, and salt, squeezing mixture with your hands to incorporate ingredients.
  8. Stir peanut butter mixture into chicken mixture and blend until smooth.
  9. Form into four thick patties.
  10. Cook patties on grill or in skillet for about 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  11. Serve burgers on either buns or warmed flour tortillas, with satay sauce and spicy cucumber relish.
Most Helpful

4 5

These burgers were tasty! A nice change from standard burgers, and very easy to make. I was skeptical about the amount of peanut butter, but it turned out pretty good. I think next time I might use tahini instead of peanut butter in the burgers and maybe half tahini in the sauce for not such an over-poweringly nutty taste. I think some finely sliced scallion mixed in with the burger mixture would be good, too. The relish was great, and went so well with the chicken and peanut sauce. Oh, and the pre-cooked burgers seemed a little wet, but cooked up great. YUM!