Burgers have, over the years, become a favourite for many of us as they are packed with flavour, easy to make and are a dependable meal. Picture from Instagram (Hudsonmeats)
Burgers have, over the years, become a favourite for many of us as they are packed with flavour, easy to make and are a dependable meal. Picture from Instagram (Hudsonmeats)

RECIPES: These juicy chicken burgers will awaken your taste buds

By Lutho Pasiya Time of article published Oct 14, 2020

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For all burger lovers out there, we all know there is nothing like a delicious, meaty, juicy burger to munch on while relaxing.

Burgers have, over the years, become a favourite for many of us as they are packed with flavour, easy to make and are a dependable meal.

Whether you are cooking them on the grill or frying them in a pan, there are methods you can use to make them juicier, flavourful, and presentable.

If you’re looking for the best chicken burger recipe for a spring braai, a family gathering, or simply a meal for one, the below recipes have you covered for all occasions.

These are full of fresh ingredients and don’t lack the flavours you crave. They also don’t take long to make, making them the perfect meal after a long day at work.

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Last BBQ of the season 😢 These chicken burgers 🍔 have a hint of spice🌶 & garlic🧄 Topped with zesty pickles, fresh tomatoes 🍅 from the garden & baby spinach With mayo & Dijon mustard to round it all off They are just as tasty grilled on the BBQ as they are pan-fried. Try out the recipe 👇🏾 . . . 450g of mince chicken 3-4 cloves of garlic minced 3 tsp of salt 1/2 white medium-sized onion, finely diced 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tsp dried chili flakes 1. Combine all ingredients with your hand together in a bowl 2. Keep a small bowl of cold water aside. This is to make sure your hands don’t get sticky when you’re making the meat patties. 3. Take about 2/3 cup of the raw mixture with your wet hands and roll the mixture into a ball then flatten it to the desired size (3-4 inches in diameter). Then place onto parchment or wax paper. Complete the above for the remaining mixture. 4. If cooking on the BBQ, heat BBQ to medium high heat and oil the grill. Place burgers onto grill and cook on each side for 5-7 minutes until burgers are cooked through 5. If pan-frying burgers, bring a large skillet to medium high heat and place 1/2 tablespoon of oil onto the warm pan. Don’t place too many burgers onto skillet to avoid overcrowding. Cook for 5-7 minutes on each side. For a more charred look continue to cook on higher heat for another 1-2 minutes on each side. 6. Makes about 7-8 burgers . . . #chickenburger🍔 #chickenburgerrecipe #chickenburgersarerealburgerstoo #chickenburgelover #chickenburgerpatty #chickenburgerrules #chickenburgermeal #chickenburgerpatties #beerandburgers #beerandburgers🍺🍔 #bbqburgers #bbqburgersandbeers #bbqchickenburger #zestypickles #greenolivesplease #olivesonastick #spinachburger #slicedtomatoes #slicedtomatoes🍅 #dijonmustardchicken #lastbbq #dijonmustardsauce #dijonmustardmayo #brightfoodphotography #browngirlfoodie #summerfoodie #torontofoodie #torontofoodies #lastbbqofthesummer #lastbbqoftheseason

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Chicken burger with a hint of spice and garlic

Makes about 7-8

Ingredients

450g of minced chicken

3-4 cloves of garlic minced

3 tsp of salt

½ white medium-sized onion, finely diced

2 tsp dried oregano

2 tsp dried chilli flakes

Method

Combine all ingredients with your hand together in a bowl.

Keep a small bowl of cold water aside. This is to make sure your hands don’t get sticky when you’re making the patties.

Take about ⅔ cup of the raw mixture with your wet hands and roll the mixture into a ball then flatten it to the desired size. Then place onto parchment or wax paper. Complete the above for the remaining mixture.

If cooking on the BBQ, heat BBQ to medium-high heat and oil the grill. Place burgers on the grill and cook on each side for 5-7 minutes until burgers are cooked through.

If pan-frying burgers, bring a large skillet to medium-high heat and place ½ tablespoon of oil onto the warm pan. Don’t place too many burgers on the skillet to avoid overcrowding. Cook for 5-7 minutes on each side. For a more charred look continue to cook on higher heat for another 1-2 minutes on each side.

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We love a unique take on a regular favourite. Look no further than these tasty Thai chicken burgers complemented with delicious slaw. 🍔 Servings: 2 2 brioche or sourdough buns 2 chicken burger patties Toppings 2 tbsp Newmans horseradish from Hudsons pantry Sliced onions Sliced cucumber Lettuce and alfalfa sprouts Red chilli (optional) Coriander Mint Slaw 5 tbsp good fat garlic aioli from the Hudsons pantry 1 tbsp chopped mint leaves 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves Squeeze of lime Method 1. Spray olive oil in a pan on medium heat. 2. Cook burger patties on each side for 4-5 minutes till golden brown. 3. Mix all ingredients for the coriander and mint slaw. 4. Assemble burger by slathering coriander mint slaw mustard on the base of each bun, place burger patties and toppings. 5. Serve with hot chips Recipe by @nourish.glow.repeat

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Thai chicken burgers

Servings: 2

Ingredients

2 brioche or sourdough buns

2 chicken burger patties

Toppings

2 tbs Newman’s horseradish

Sliced onions

Sliced cucumber

Lettuce and alfalfa sprouts

Red chilli (optional)

Coriander mint slaw

5 tbs good fat garlic aioli

1 tbs chopped mint leaves

1 tbs chopped coriander leaves

Squeeze of lime

Method

Spray olive oil in a pan on medium heat.

Cook burger patties on each side for 4-5 minutes till golden brown.

Mix all ingredients for the coriander and mint slaw.

Assemble burger by slathering coriander mint slaw mustard on the base of each bun, place burger patties and toppings.

Serve with hot chips.

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Burger night in our house tonight 🍔 Chicken & Mango Burgers, with homemade onion rings and chips 😘😘 These gluten-free ciabatta burger buns were delicious from @scharglutenfreeuk Recipe for 3 below: INGREDIENTS 1/2 red onion, roughly chopped 500g minced chicken 1 eggs 1 tbsp parsley 1 tsp thyme Seasoning METHOD Mix all of the ingredients in a food processor and shape into patties. Heat a grill to medium-high heat. Grill the patties till cooked through, about 15 minutes flipping half way through. Serve in rolls with mango chutney and salad, and your choice if sides. Enjoy!! #familydinner #burgernight #burgers #chickenburgerrecipe #foodheaven #cleaneating #glutenfree #homecookingatitsbest #healthyhomecooking #homecooking #familydinneridea #cleanrecipe #onionrings #homemadeburgers #foodiefriday #friyayfood #friyay #typhoonhousewares #serveware #burgerday #instafood #easyrecipe #easyburgers #glutenfreerecipes #paleorecipes #healthycooking #healthandwellness #fridaynightdinner #weekendvibes #homecookedmeal

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Chicken and mango burger

Ingredients

½ red onion, roughly chopped

500g minced chicken

1 egg

1 tbs parsley

1ts thyme

Seasoning

Method

Mix all of the ingredients in a food processor and shape into patties.

Heat a grill to medium-high heat. Grill the patties till cooked through, about 15 minutes flipping halfway through. Serve in rolls with mango chutney and salad, and your choice of sides.

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