Alberta Lamb Burgers with Spicy Citrus Chutney and Chilli Minted Cucumbers

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1 kg of ground Alberta Lamb – shoulder meat is perfect

1 small onion finely diced

½ cup fresh white bread crumbs

1 egg – lightly beaten

1 tsp. of chilli garlic (sriracha)

1 tsp. of minced garlic

Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Citrus Chutney:

1 large piece of peeled ginger

1 small onion – diced

2 navel oranges, 1 lemon and 1 lime – zest and fruit

1 tbsp curry powder

2 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp chilli paste

1 tbsp olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

Chili Minted Cucumber:

2 tbsp brown sugar

125 ml white wine vinegar

1 tsp chilli paste

salt and pepper to taste

fresh mint


  1. Mix all ingredients for Alberta Lamb Burgers well in bowl.  Form into patties and cook on preheated BBQ – medium heat. 
  2. Cook ingredients for Citrus Chutney in sauce pan on low heat 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Mix ingredients for Chili Minted Cucumber and marinate sliced cucumber 1 hour before serving.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Darren Nixon

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Alberta Lamb
Agriculture Centre
97 East Lake Ramp NE
Airdrie, AB, T4A 0C3

(403) 948-1522