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Piri Piri Chicken Burgers

Our Piri Piri Chicken Sausage is full of flavorful pasture-raised chicken with just the right amount of heat. Cook it up patty-style and serve on a homemade bun with garden-fresh lettuce and cilantro garlic mayo for a fast, easy weeknight meal. Alternately serve as meatballs with cilantro garlic Mayo as a dipping sauce and a fresh green side salad.


1 recipe no-rise burger buns (see below)

1 lb. Piri Piri chicken sausage

6-8 large lettuce leaves or mixed greens

1 recipe garlic-cilantro mayo (see below)


For the FAST no-rise buns:

  • 15g active dry yeast (2 tbsp)

  • 170g water (3/4 cup)

  • 75g lard, avo oil, or melted butter (5 tbsp)

  • 20g cane sugar (1.5 tbsp)

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 360g all purpose flour (3 cups)


  • bloom yeast in warm water with sugar added

  • add dry ingredients, yeast mixture, oil, and egg

  • mix in stand mixer with dough hook until dough is elastic

  • divide into 6-8 pieces

  • let rest for 10 minutes, dont let rise

  • brush with egg wash

  • bake in oven preheated to 425 F til cooked through and tops are golden brown

For the garlic cilantro mayo:

  • 8 tbsp mayonnaise (if you have eggs in your CSA subscription, you can easily make your own mayo! Just blend an egg with pinch of salt, a dollop of dijon mustard, and a splash of cider vinegar, then very slowly add 1 cup of avocado or olive oil until the mixture emulsifies!)

  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)

  • 4 tbsp chopped cilantro

  • salt to taste


  • crush everything in a mortar and pestle or blend in a food processor

For the chicken patties:

  • Divide 1lb of chicken sausage into 3-4 pieces, shape into balls then flatten into a patty shape

  • Fry for 3-5 minutes per side until evenly browned

To assemble:

bun + patty + garlic cilantro mayo + crisp leaf of lettuce + bun

Easy as that!


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