Under The Covers’ Recipe of the Day – Jamaican Jerk Beef Burgers with Pineapple Relish & Chips also Bombay Popcorn Mix

This is the recipe of the day for Sunday 16th February 2020

Jamaican Jerk Beef Burgers with Pineapple Relish & Chips

Serves 4, Prep 15mins, Cook 40mins

4 x Very Large Potatoes
1 tbsp x Vegetable Oil
1 x Red Onion, ½ grated & ½ finely chopped
1 x Carrot, grated
400g x Beef Mince
2 tsp x Jerk Seasoning
200g x Fresh Pineapple (pre-cut packets are fine), finely chopped
1 x Red Chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
Small Handful of Coriander, roughly chopped
1 x Lime, juice only
Burger Buns, to serve

Heat your oven to 190C (170C Fan) Gas Mark 5. Scrub your potatoes and cut into chips. Lay the chips in a single layer on a baking tray, drizzle with oil, season and coat evenly. Bake for 40mins until crisp.

Mix together the grated onion, carrot, mince and jerk seasoning in a large bowl, then shape into 4 evenly sized patties. Heat a non-stick frying pan till hot, then cook the burgers for 5-6mins each side. To make a relish, mix the chopped onion, pineapple, chilli, coriander and lime juice. To serve, place the burgers in split buns with some lettuce and the spicy relish. Simply serve with the crispy chips.


This is today’s recipe of the day for Sunday 23rd February 2020

Bombay Popcorn Mix

Serves 4, Prep 5mins, Cook 25mins

1 x 400g Can of Chickpeas, drained and dried
1 tsp x Vegetable Oil
50g x Butter
2 tsp x Garam Masala
1 tsp x Curry Powder
70g x Salted Popcorn
85g x Peanuts
100g x Sultanas

Heat your oven to 200C (180C Fan) Gas Mark 6. Tip the chickpeas onto a baking tray with the vegetable oil, season and shake to coat, then bake for 25mins. Meanwhile melt the butter in a microwave and mix in the garam masala, curry powder, salt and pepper. tip the peanuts and sultanas into a bowl, add the baked chickpeas, pour over the spiced butter and stir everything well to coat.