Chicken Burgers with Fried Cabbage and Tomato Butter



Chicken patties

  • 600 g ground chicken or ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • ½ yellow onion, grated or finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or ground sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme or crushed coriander seed
  • 50 g butter, for frying

Fried cabbage

  • 700 g green cabbage
  • 75 g butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

Whipped tomato butter

  • 110 g butter
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • sea salt and pepper to taste



  1. Preheat the oven to 100°C. Mix all ingredients for the patties in a bowl.
  2. Shape 6 or 8 patties and fry in butter on medium high heat until golden brown and fully cooked through.
  3. Place in the oven to keep warm.
  4. Shred the cabbage using a sharp knife, mandolin slicer or food processor.
  5. Fry the cabbage in a generous amount of butter on medium high heat until browned on the edges, but still has some body. Stir occasionally to make sure it cooks evenly. Season with salt and pepper. Lower the heat towards the end.
  6. Place all ingredients for the tomato butter in a small bowl and whip them together using an electric hand mixer. Plate the chicken patties and fried cabbage and place a dollop of tomato butter on top.