The Best Chicken Burger Recipe

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Need a weeknight dinner that's versatile? Ground chicken burgers cooked at home! They're juicy and flavorful.


– 1 pound ground chicken (454g) – ½ cup minced onion (70g) – ¼ cup Italian breadcrumbs (40g) – 1 large egg – 2 garlic cloves minced – 1 teaspoon salt – ½ teaspoon pepper – 1 tablespoon olive oil – 4 hamburger buns to serve Toppings: – Lettuce – Cheese – Tomato – Ketchup – Mustard – Mayonnaise


Mix ground chicken, onion, breadcrumbs, egg, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Make 4 even chicken patties. 

Step 1

To prevent puffing during cooking, press a divot into the centre of each burger with your thumb.

Step 2

Heat a grill or large skillet on medium-high. Brush the grill grates or pour oil to the skillet and tilt it to coat the bottom. 

Step 3

Cook the chicken patties for 3–4 minutes on each side, in batches, until browned and cooked through to 160°F. 

Step 4

In the last minute of cooking, add one piece of cheese to each burger. Add toppings on hamburger buns and serve patties.

Step 5

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