Cilantro and Chili Pork Patties

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground pork
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Small bunch cilantro chopped
  • Small bunch mint finely chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce divided*
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large English cucumber thinly sliced


  • In a medium bowl, combine first 5 ingredients along with half of the chili sauce; blend well then shape mixture into 4 patties and place them to firm up on a plate or tray lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate for at least 35 minutes or up to 1 hour.
  • At time of cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork patties (in batches if necessary) and cook for 5 minutes per side or until browned on the outsides and cooked through; transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Serve patties topped with remaining chili sauce and sliced cucumber.
  • *Often found in the Asian section of most grocery stores.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve a big green salad on the side.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Add warmed, buttered corn tortillas.
KOSHER: Use ground chicken instead of ground pork.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure sweet chili sauce is gluten free.
NUTRITION: Per Serving: 562 Calories; 45g Fat; 33g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 229mg Cholesterol; 185mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 6 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 15
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