BBQ Beef Burger with Crabbie’s Spiced Salsa

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Serves: Four



  • 1Kg of Beef mince   
  • 2 large chopped shallots   
  • 2tbs of chopped capers   
  • 2tbs of chopped cornichons  
  • 2tbs of chopped tarragon   
  • 4 Brioche buns  
  • Red onion   
  • Rocket    
  • 200g of Blue Murder, or other blue cheese


Crabbie’s Salsa  

  • 200ml Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer
  • 6 large tomatoes  
  • 2 red onions  
  • 10g tarragon  
  • 50g ketchup
  • Splash of Tabasco  
  • Splash of Lea & Perrins  



For the Crabbie’s Salsa  

  • Reduce the Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer by 2/3 and set aside to cool
  • Chop the tomatoes and dice the red onion 
  • Chop up the tarragon  
  • Place all the ingredients into a large bowl  
  • Mix and season  


For the burger

  • Mix the beef mince with shallots, capers, cornichons and tarragon, and season with salt and pepper
  • Weigh out 5 oz of mix then press down into a burger shape   
  • Cook the burger on the BBQ for 6 mins each side
  • Cut a 50g slice of blue murder and place on top of the burger, let it melt on the grill
  • Toast the brioche bun on the bbq, place the rocket and sliced red onion on the bun, finish by putting burger in bun and serve 


  • To reduce, cook in a pan until liquid evaporates