Quick and Easy Chicken Burgers

Ingredients

3 lbs. boneless chicken breast
Healthy handful of cilantro – chopped
4 oz. Monterey Jack cheese – shredded
Dashes of ground cumin
Dashes of garlic powder
1 tsp. of brown sugar
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. black pepper
Zest and juice of 1 lime
1 lb. bacon
Your favorite bread for the burger
Sliced avocado – for the burger
Sautéed Onions:
1 large Spanish onion - sliced
1 jalapeño – chopped with seeds
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 tsp. brown sugar
1 tablespoon ketchup
Drizzle of olive oil

Preparation

1
Prepare the bacon and set aside. Reserve some of the bacon fat to cook the burgers in.
2
Cube the chicken breast and place in a food processor and give a few good chops. Do not over process the meat.
3
Add the cilantro, shredded cheese, lime zest and lime juice. Add all of the seasonings and mix well.
4
Form into the desired size burgers.
5
Heat a large frying pan with the drippings from the bacon and a little drizzle of olive oil.
6
Carefully, place the burgers in the hot frying pan and let the burgers get a nice golden color on one side before flipping.
7
Sautéed Onions:
8
Heat a griddle or large frying pan or griddle with a drizzle of olive oil.
9
Place the sliced onions and jalapeño in the pan to sauté. Allow the onions to get a beautiful golden color.
10
Place the onions and jalapeño in a small serving platter.
11
Mix together the vinegar, brown sugar and ketchup in a small bowl. Add to the onions and jalapeño and toss.
12
Build your Burger:
13
Toast the bun and top with the burger, bacon, avocado and onions. Try a little mayonnaise on your burger; it is a nice change from ketchup.

About

These burgers are a nice change of pace for burger night!

Enjoy with Love,

Catherine
xo

Added:

October 4, 2012

Related Cooking Videos