Russian Burgers (Kotlety) Recipe

Russian Burgers (Kotlety) Recipe

How To Make Russian Burgers (Kotlety)

Kotlety or Russian burgers are pan-fried patties made of ground pork, egg, bread crumbs, onion, and garlic. Simple, but it turns out flavorful and juicy!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1lbground pork
  • 1small onion,grated
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1large egg,lightly beaten
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1cupwater,or more as needed
  • 1cupbread crumbs,or as needed
  • 3tbspvegetable oil,or to taste


  1. Combine the pork, onion, garlic, and egg in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Add water a little at a time, stirring until pork mixture absorbs it and reaches the consistency of sour cream.

  3. Pour the bread crumbs onto a plate.

  4. Scoop up medium-sized balls of the pork mixture with a tablespoon and drop it into the bread crumbs.

  5. Flip to coat both sides.

  6. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

  7. Fry the patties, in batches if necessary, for 5 to 6 minutes per side, until golden brown.


  • Calories: 525.51kcal
  • Fat: 37.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.87g
  • Fiber: 1.71g
  • Sugar: 2.47g
  • Protein: 24.63g
  • Cholesterol: 128.15mg
  • Sodium: 561.88mg
  • Calcium: 82.82mg
  • Potassium: 433.84mg
  • Iron: 2.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 22.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.32mg
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