4.73 from 18 votes
Three chicken burgers on buns with spicy sauce
Masala Chicken Burgers
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
 

Spicy, Indian Style Masala Chicken Burger with garam masala, ginger, garlic and cilantro! Easy and juicy burgers that are easy enough to make for weekday quick meal or hosting parties.

Course: dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Indian
Keyword: Chicken Burger, Masala Burger
Servings: 4
Calories: 430 kcal
Author: Archana Mundhe
Ingredients
Burger Patties:
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 medium onion diced finely
  • 3 garlic cloves pressed
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 2 green chilies minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup quinoa cooked (optional)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1.5 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
To Serve:
  • 4 burger buns
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 1 medium red onion sliced
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven or grill at 375 degrees. Line a large baking tray with parchment paper and spray olive over it. Keep aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl add all the ingredients for burger patties and mix well.
  3. Flatten the mix in the bowl and then make 2 cross slits in the middle to divide the mix into 4 quarters.
  4. Use a spoon or spatula shape each quarter into a round ball and drop it on the lined tray, 3 to 4 inch apart from each other Shape into a round circle with a spoon and then gently press the meat into a flat 3 to 4 inch patty. Press the middle of the patty with your thumb or back of a spoon, this will allow the patty surface to cook flat and not puff up.
  5. Lightly spary over the burgers and cook in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. No need to turn half way over.
To cook on grill:
  1. Preheat the grill at 375 degrees. Line the grill with aluminuim foil and spray oil over.

  2. Place the ground chicken mix on the foil with 3 to 4 inch space around each patty. Shape into a round circle with a spoon and then gently press the meat into a flat 3 to 4 inch patty. Press the middle of the patty with your thumb or back of a spoon. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes and then flip over and cook the other side for additional 8 to 10 minutes.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Masala Chicken Burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 1241mg54%
Potassium 964mg28%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 1310IU26%
Vitamin C 16.7mg20%
Calcium 118mg12%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.