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Spicy pork patties with mango and corn salsa

Total Time
35 min
10 min
25 min
Pork and quinoa patties served with a mango, corn and coriander salsa for a burst of freshness.



½ cup(s), (100g)

Olive oil

1 tbs

Green shallot(s)

3 individual, thinly sliced


2 clove(s), crushed

Fresh red chilli

2 tsp, finely chopped, finely chopped

Lean pork mince

400 g


1 medium, finely chopped

Red capsicum

1 medium, finely chopped

Canned corn kernels, rinsed and drained

125 g

Lime juice

1 tbs

Fresh coriander

2 tbs, chopped

Lebanese cucumber

1 medium, sliced

Snow pea sprouts

1½ cup(s), (75g)

Butter lettuce

32 g, 8 leaves


  1. Place quinoa and 1 cup (250ml) water in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until water has absorbed and quinoa id tender. Transfer to a bowl and set aside for 5 minutes to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the shallot, garlic and chilli, stirring, for 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool slightly. Wipe pan clean. Add the pork and half the quinoa to the shallot mixture. Season with pepper and stir to combine. Shape mixture into 8 patties.
  3. Spread remaining quinoa over a plate. Press patties into quinoa to coat. Heat remaining oil in pan over medium heat. Cook patties for 2-3 minutes each side or until cooked through.
  4. Combine the mango, capsicum, corn, juice and coriander in a small bowl. Combine cucumber, sprouts and remaining chilli in a small bowl. Top lettuce with pork patties and salsa and serve with cumber salad.