Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Home Made Burgers

If you like eating burgers, I would like to share with everyone, my secret recipe to making home made burger patties. The advantage of home made patties… you know what’s going in and you get to control it. A lot of burgers out there are made up by grinding up left over parts, skin and fat. So this way, you get to enjoy almost the same taste, without all the heart clogging ingredients. Here’s what you need.

400 grams of lean minced meat of your choice (Chicken breast, buffalo, pork, beef)
2 eggs
1/2 cup of milk
2 slices of White Bread
5 to 6 Wholemeal Cream Crackers (crushed to fine powder)
Corn Starch
2 cloves of garlic (crushed)
*Ginger (crushed)
*Chilli Powder
½ teaspoon Fennel Seed powder (Jintan Putih)
*Few drops of Maggi Seasoning

All items with * need to be added according to your own taste.

1. Break up the white bread into small pieces and soak it into the milk. Let the bread soak up all the milk until you can stir it with a spoon and the bread completely disintegrates in the milk.
2. Mix all ingredients up (except Corn Starch). You can add more crushed whole meal crackers if you feel the mixture is still too wet. The consistency you are looking for is thick and when you can form a ball with the mixture and it holds it shape.
3. Once the mixture is right, sprinkle a bit of corn starch powder into the mixture. You need to add in roughly 2 tablespoons of cornstarch into the mix. This is to ensure the whole thing holds when cooking and does not break apart.
4. Shape into patties and pan fry it.
5. You can also roll this mixture into a ball and make meat balls out of it.

Go ahead try it and see. If you have a better receipe, please share and I will be more than happy to try it.


Kerp (Ph.D) said...

thanks for the recipe boss. whats great about home-made burger patty is, you can double, or even triple the thickness...hehehe...

The Corporate Athlete said...

cool, will definitely try out ur recipe.
p/s - I just cooked spaghetti meatballs last weekend for family. my mb recipe is a simple mixture of ground beef, egg, salt and pepper. A truly lazy bum chef!.

Rajan said...

Kerp: Couldn't agree with you more. I like to make small white castle like burgers... so this way i can shape it just right and eat 4 mini burgers. hehehee

CA: Actually your recipe also can bro... but to give it the extra zing.... then adding all these additional stuff makes it taste better. you will even forget its home made.

anfield devotee said...

Try adding a bit of finely chopped coriander leaf into the mix.

Also you can use HP BBQ sauce as a tasty binding agent.

Fer best result cook over charcoal fer that unbeatable smoky yumminess!!!

gunther_furlong said...

Good recipe ... :) will try it out... anyways, do u know that chick at the top right corner of your blog? HOT :)

Burger hot :)

Kerp (Ph.D) said...

i know its a gone case but i still went for number 1....hahahhaa...

Rajan said...

AD: Actually would you mind sharing the recipe for B'walk's killer lamb burger. i truly miss that.

GF: hahahaha... i found her on google... just wanted to entice people to take my survey. hehehee

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