Asian Cabbage Slaw Pork Burgers

SERVES: 4 | PREP TIME: 10 minutes | COOK TIME: 10 to 12 minutes


For the burgers

1⅓ pounds (606 grams) ground pork

1½ teaspoons garlic powder

generous pinch of coarse sea salt

For the cabbage slaw

1 cup (50 grams) thinly sliced red cabbage

1 cup (50 grams) thinly sliced yellow cabbage

1 cup (60 grams) thinly sliced carrots

½ green apple, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons coconut aminos

juice of 1 lime

1 teaspoon sesame oil

½ teaspoon organic honey

½ teaspoon sesame seeds

¼ teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger

2 tablespoons chopped green onions, plus 1 tablespoon sliced green onions for garnish (optional)

¼ cup (35 grams) unsalted roasted cashews, roughly chopped

fine-grain sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the ground pork, garlic powder, and salt. Form into 4 patties.
  3. Grill the burgers on each side for 5 to 6 minutes, until cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F (71°C). After you’ve flipped the burgers, make the cabbage slaw.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients for the slaw. Serve the burgers on top of the slaw. Garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.