Healthy Inspirations Recipe of the Week – Tandoori Chicken Burgers with Cheese & Salsa

Healthy Inspirations Coffs Coast

Serves 6


  • 650g chicken thigh mince
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp tandoori paste
  • Handful chopped coriander leaves
  • Olive oil
  • 6 slices cheddar or tasty cheese
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp Greek yoghurt


  1. Combine the chicken, onion, egg, salt and pepper, tandoori paste and coriander leaves in a bowl and mix together with your hands. Form into 6 patties.
  2. Preheat BBQ or fry pan to high.  Dribble a little oil onto each patty and place on the BBQ for 6 – 8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make a salsa by combining:
  • 2 green chillies, sliced finely
  • 3 spring onions, finely sliced
  • Pinch salt
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ bunch coriander, chopped
  • ¼ bunch mint, chopped
  • ¼ bunch parsley, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon

4.  Combine the mayonnaise and yoghurt.
5.  To serve, layer the burgers with a slice of cheese, a dollop of the mayonnaise/yoghurt mixture, and finally the salsa mixture. Serve with a  green salad.

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