Wasabi Burgers Recipe with Pickle Relish

Wasabi-spiked burgers with pickle relish

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Our favourite fiery burger recipes, made with lean beef mince, wasabi and jalepeños. Add more or less wasabi depending on how much of a kick you want.



  • lean beef mince 500g
  • wasabi 1/2 - 1 tsp of powder or paste
  • red onion 1 small, grated
  • crusty buns 4
  • mayonnaise 4 tbsp
  • jalapeños from a jar 4, finely chopped
  • rocket 2 handfuls


  • carrots 1 large, peeled, cut into matchsticks
  • radishes 50g, cut into matchsticks
  • cucumber 1/4 small, seeds scraped out, cut into matchsticks
  • rice vinegar 2 tbsp
  • golden caster sugar 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    To make the pickle, put all the ingredients in a bowl and leave for 20 minutes, tossing now and again.

  • Step 2

    Put the beef, half the wasabi and the grated onion in a bowl. Season really well then mix together and form into 4 burgers.

  • Step 3

    Griddle or fry the burgers until cooked through, about 5 minutes on each side. Toast the buns. Mix the mayonnaise with the rest of the wasabi and the jalepeños. Spread on the bottom bun then top with some rocket and the burgers. Top with a pile of the pickle relish and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 658
  • Fat 38.7g
  • Saturates 9.4g
  • Carbs 41.6g
  • Fibre 3.7g
  • Protein 33.5g
  • Salt 1.7g