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Homemade Ostrich Burgers

Homemade Ostrich Burgers

Who does not love a burger? These home-made ostrich patties are delicious and the perfect base for all your favourite toppings.

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Makes 6


  • 500g Klein Karoo Ostrich Mince
  • 1 Onion, chopped and fried
  • 1 Clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon capers, chopped
  • 2 Anchovy fillets, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Slice whole-wheat bread, crumbled and soaked in
  • ¼ Cup water
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • Salt and milled pepper to taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • 6 Soft rolls
  • 3 Tomatoes, sliced
  • Fresh lettuce



  • To make the burgers, knead together the mince, onion, garlic, capers, anchovy fillets, Worcestershire sauce, bread, egg and seasoning.
  • Shape the Ostrich mixture into 6 patties.
  • Moisten with oil and pan-fry or grill until nicely browned but still medium rare.
  • Sandwich between split soft rolls along with sliced tomatoes and lettuce.

Recipe:  Tersia de Wet

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