Thai Beefcakes with Sweet Chilli Dip


Ingredients – Makes about 16 which should be an entrée for 4



500g Mince beef

1 Red onion

3 Cloves of garlic

1 Lime

1 Free range egg

75g Chopped coriander leaves

2 Chillies (this ingredient varies dependant on how hot you like it)

Cooking oil


Chilli Dip

300ml Sweet chilli sauce

50g Coriander stalks

1 Lime

50g Piece of ginger finely grated


Salt and Pepper for both to taste.



  1. 1. For the cakes: Combine mince, diced red onion, finely chopped garlic, 1 egg, the zest & juice of the lime, coriander leaves chopped and 2 chillies deseeded and chopped.
  2. 2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. 3. Shape into balls the press to make disk shapes.
  4. 4. Heat up a frying pan and add the cooking oil.
  5. 5. When hot add the beef cakes in a clockwise order so you know which one you put in first and cook until well coloured and cooked. Will probably take about 4 minutes on the first side before flipping for a further 2-3 minutes.


  1. 6. Meanwhile in a bowl add finely chopped coriander stalks, 1 lime zest and juice, sweet chilli sauce, and ginger to make the sauce. Season with salt and pepper.