Hoisin Burgers with Sweet Pepper Relish

Main courseServes 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes plus chilling time Cooking time: 12-16 minutes : 1. In a large bowl mix all the burger ingredients together. Using slightly damp hands shape the mixture into 4 x 9cm/3½inch burgers. Cover and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes. 2. Cook the burgers on a prepared barbecue or preheated grill for 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked and any meat juices run clear. 3. Meanwhile prepare the sweet pepper relish; in a small bowl mix all the ingredients together and set aside. 4. Serve the burgers in buns with salad leaves and the sweet pepper relish.


450g/1lb lean beef mince
30ml/2tbsp prepared hoisin sauce
5ml/1tsp sesame oil, optional
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
Salt and freshly milled pepper
For the Sweet Pepper Relish:
1 small orange or yellow pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
¼ red onion, peeled and finely chopped or 2 spring onions, finely chopped
15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
45ml/4tbsp prepared plum sauce