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Cajun Pork Burgers

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These delicious Cajun-inspired pork burgers can be air fried, shallow fried, or grilled.

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Cajun Pork Burgers

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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 704kcal


Pork burger patties

  • 0.5 lb pork mince
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • ½ cup fine breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil

Burger bun and toppings

  • 2 burger buns
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • ½ avocado sliced
  • cos lettuce leaves
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tbsp sweet onion relish or onion jam


Make the patties

  • Combine the pork mince, Cajun seasoning, breadcrumbs egg and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Shape the pork mixture into 2 evenly sized patties.

Cook the patties (frypan)

  • Heat a drizzle of oil in a medium frypan.
  • When the oil is hot, cook the burger patties for 4-5 minutes each side, until cooked through.

OR Cook the patties (air fryer)

  • Spray air fryer basket with oil.
  • Add patties to air fryer basket. Ensure they are not touching.
  • Air fry patties at 360°F (180°C) for 10 minutes, until cooked through (exact time depends on how thick you made the patties).

While the patties are cooking

  • Slice the burger buns in half and place under a hot broiler for 2 minutes until just starting to brown.
  • Slice tomato and avocado.


  • Spread onion jam onto burger bun base. Add a patty, top with slices of tomato and avocado, and cos leaves. Spread mayo inside top of burger bun. Enjoy.


Calories: 704kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 560mg | Potassium: 930mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2380IU | Vitamin C: 14.8mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 5.3mg

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