Korean-Style Beef Burgers

  • Prep time 35Min
  • Cook time 8Min
  • Technique Grill
  • Meat Beef
  • Cut Ground
  • Serves 4

Craving something hearty and comforting? Try this no frills Korean style beef burgers with a moreish chilli mayo and kimchi recipe.


  • 600g lean beef mince
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp olive oil, to brush


Chilli Mayo Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1-2 tsp chilli sauce, to taste


To serve:

  • Kimchi
  • Grated carrot
  • Cucumber
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Steamed rice


  1. Combine all burger ingredients except oil. Form into patties and place on a lined tray, refrigerate for 30 minutes to set. Mix mayonnaise, chilli paste and sugar in a small dish.
  2. Brush patties on both sides with oil and cook over medium heat – in a heavy-based skillet or on a pre-heated barbecue – for 3-4 minutes per side or until cooked through. Transfer to a clean plate and cover loosely with foil to keep warm.
  3. Place lettuce on plates, top with cucumber, carrot and burgers. Top with mayo and kimchi. Serve with steamed rice on the side.



  1. For a classic burger with a Korean twist, stack patties, lettuce and toppings on toasted buns.