Grilled chicken tikka burger and mel-licious green tea

Grilled chicken tikka burger and mel-licious green tea

Total Time: 45 Minutes

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Servings: 4+ People

Suitable For: Saturday lunch vibes

This recipe was created by My Kitchen Rules South Africa - Shaeem and Mas-uds's challenge winning burger and power drink. Chicken Tikka for the win.


For the burger:

150 g dry tikka spice

1 L cooking oil

2 garlic bulbs

300 ml mayonnaise

250 ml sriracha sauce

1 punnet of coriander

100 g egg yellow powder

150 g tomato paste

3 onions, large

50 g green chillies

2 L water

8 medium chicken fillets

4 large tomatoes

2 limes, juiced

3 red onions

1 heads frilly lettuce

2 large carrots

1 cucumber

For the drink:

3 cups spanspek (cantaploupe)

54 cherries, pitted

18 limes

6 L unsweetened green tea

250 ml honey




  1. Heat oil on high heat.
  2. Fry 100g tikka spice, onions, and tomato paste.
  3. Add mayo and stir till fully incorporated.
  4. Add green chillies, garlic, and egg yellow powder. Stir well so that the oil does not separate from the mixture.
  5. Add water and cook on low heat.
  6. Add chopped coriander and fresh garlic
  7. Blitz till smooth and remove from heat and allow to cool down.


  1. Butterfly chicken fillet.
  2. Season with the remaining tikka spice and lime juice and grill on high heat.
  3. Baste the fillet on the grill.
  4. Grill until the basting sauce thickens.

To assemble

  1. Place the chicken fillet on the bun. If needed, add extra basting.
  2. Top with sliced tomato, red onion, cucumber, and lettuce.


  1. Juice the limes and measure out the cherries, honey, and watermelon into a blender or food processor. Add extra honey.
  2. Blend on high speed for 1 minute.


Tip 01 Tip 01

For an extra crunch toast your buns on the fire or patio gas braai.

Tip 02 Tip 02

Change it up and add your favourite cheese.

Tip 03 Tip 03

Try our Flipped Healthy Potato Bake as a side dish.