Cobb Salad Burger
Cobb Salad Burger
Dig into this quick and easy burger recipe by Siba Mtongana from Siba's Table.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Grilling
  • Preparation Time 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 2 servings
  • 2 Chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons Gorgonzola blue cheese
  • 4 cocktail/tooth sticks
  • Wet rub
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon medium curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves fresh Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon Apple Cider vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Serve with
  • 4 slices Bacon
  • 2 tablespoons Maple flavoured syrup
  • 2 Sesame seed sourdough buns, buttered
  • 1 boiled Egg
  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk or sour-milk
  • 1 teaspoon Lime juice
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped Onion
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander, chopped
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of sugar, for taste
  • Salad
  • ½ cup c mixed baby Lettuce leaves
  • 40 grams Watercress, most stems removed
  • ½ Avocado halved and sliced
  • 2 slices Tomato, sliced
  1. For the eggs, place in a saucepan of cold water, cover and bring to the boil. Remove the saucepan from heat and allow the eggs to stand for 5 minutes for soft boiled. Remove from the saucepan using a slotted spoon and peel over running cold water. Cut in slices
  2. For the dressing, mix the ingredients together and shake well
  3. Chicken: make a small slit on one side of each chicken breast and stuff with the blue cheese. Secure with cocktail sticks
  4. Mix the rub ingredients together and rub the chicken. Grill for 6 minutes each side until cooked through. Set as upside to rest for 5 minutes
  5. For the bacon, place the bacon directly onto the grill and cook for 5 minutes a side until it starts to brown
  6. Brush maple syrup on one side and turn. After a minute brush on the top and turn. Both sides now have maple syrup
  7. Give it a minute or so turning to caramelize the bacon and take off. Let cool and crisp
  8. (Tip, if using the oven, place the bacon on a baking sheet and bake in an oven at 200C for about 15 minutes until it starts to brown. Brush it with maple syrup and give it another 5 mins. Take it out to cool and crisp)
  9. For the bun, butter the insides, place on the braai with the buttered side down for 4 minutes until golden and crispy
  10. To assemble the burger, place the buns opened on a board , top the bottom halves with lettuce, watercress and tomato slice
  11. Now top with stuffed chicken, bacon strips avo and egg
  12. Drizzle with dressing, lid on, burger stick in and serve

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