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Asian Spiced Lamb Burgers with Plum Sauce
Plum Sauce

5 fresh plums, sliced in wedges for approximately 2 cups
1 tablespoon ginger chopped fine (15ml)
Juice of 1 orange
2 tablespoons sugar (30ml)
1/2 red onion, chopped fine
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar (15ml)

Asian Spiced Lamb Burgers

2 pounds ground lamb (1 kg)
1 tablespoon lime zest (15ml)
4 teaspoons fish sauce (20ml)
2 tablespoons cilantro (30ml)
1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic (15ml)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil (30ml)
salt and pepper to taste

Add lamb to a big bowl along with fish sauce, garlic, lime zest, cilantro, basil and salt and pepper. Mix together until well combined and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Meanwhile prepare the plum sauce. In a saucepan combine all ingredients. Set the pot over medium heat and cook for 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Allow to cool. Serve atop mini lamb patties.

Remove from the refrigerator and make small lamb patties approximately 2-inches across. Place on baking sheet. Preheat the barbecue to medium high heat.

Oil the grill and place the burgers on the grill for approximately 5 minutes per side. Do not press down on the burgers while they cook. Remove and plate on platter and serve with plum sauce.

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