Ostrich burger

In chef Nti's words: "The best homemade burger, so juicy and the mushroom sauce is just perfect"

Preparation time : 15 min Cooking time : 20 min Servings : 4
  • 4 ostrich burger
  • cherry tomatoes
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • pinch salt
  • pinch pepper
  • mixed green salad
  • 4 ciabatta rolls
  • 2 potatoes - grated
  • 1 onion - grated
  • 1 egg - beaten
  • 250 g white button mushrooms
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 1/2 cloves garlic - crushed
  • 1 sprig thyme

Season ostrich burger with salt and pepper and set aside.

Season mushroom with salt & pepper, and fry mushrooms in 1tbs olive oil and 1tbs

butter on medium heat.

Add garlic, wait until mushrooms are browned, then add fresh cream and thyme.

Cook for another 4 minutes and set aside.

In a separate pan saute the ostrich burgers for about 3 minutes on each side.

Slice Avocado and cherry tomatoes

Mix potatoes, onion and 1 egg together, form into round flat shapes and shallow


Stack up the burger - freestyle and have fun with it.

TIP: Too much heat is bad for your fresh cream 

Recipe reprinted with permission of Chef Nti.