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Masala Chicken Burgers

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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 430kcal

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

  • Preheat the oven or grill at 375 degrees. Line a large baking tray with parchment paper and spray olive over it. Keep aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl add all the ingredients for burger patties and mix well.
  • Flatten the mix in the bowl and then make 2 cross slits in the middle to divide the mix into 4 quarters.
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • Preheat the grill at 375 degrees. Line the grill with aluminuim foil and spray oil over.
  • 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.

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Nutrition

Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 1241mg | Potassium: 964mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1310IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 4mg
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