Mzansi’s Burger

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  • 6 Eskort Sweet BBQ Loin Steaks
  • ½ C Chakalaka 
  • 2 C cheddar cheese 
  • 3 tomatoes cut into thick slices
  • 2 Red onions chopped 
  • 4 eggs 
  • 2 C baby spinach 
  • ½ C mayo
  • 4 large potatoes cooked
  • Oil for deep frying

For the bun

  • 560 ml cake flour
  • 30 ml baking powder
  • 190 ml maize meal
  • 45 ml sugar
  • 5 ml ground nutmeg
  • 5 ml salt
  • 45 ml butter
  • 250 ml milk
  • canola oil for shallow frying


  • Heat your oven to 200°C.
  • Cook the steaks for 3 min per side in a frying pan over a high heat. 
  • Top the steaks with the chakalaka and add the cheddar. 
  • Bake the steaks in the oven for about 5 min to melt the cheese.
  • Cut the boiled potatoes into wedges and fry them in hot oil until golden.

Method for buns

  • In a large mixing bowl mix together flour, baking powder, maize meal, sugar, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Add butter.
  • Make a well, add milk and knead dough for 30 seconds – 1 minute to form soft dough.
  • Set aside for 10 mins to rest.
  • Shape dough into an 80g buns and allow to rest for about 5 min. 
  • In a large saucepan, heat oil and fry the buns over medium heat until golden brown and cooked through (about 7 minutes).
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen towel.


  • Assemble the burgers by adding some mayo to the buns and then the baby spinach. 
  • Add the steaks and then the red onions with the tomato slices. 
  • Fry the eggs and top the burger with a sexy fried egg.