Tested till perfect Chicken Burgers with Tomato Relish

Chicken Burgers with Tomato Relish

You can grill these full-flavoured burgers on the barbecue or indoors in a grill pan, on an indoor grill, or in a nonstick skillet lightly brushed with oil.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2004

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  • Portion size 4


  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupfresh whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped mint, (or 2 tsp/10 mL dried)
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspwater
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
  • 1 lb 1lblean ground chicken

Tomato Relish:

  • 2 2plum tomatoplum tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupdiced red onionred onions
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupminced parsley
  • 1 1jalapeño pepperjalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspcider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspcoriander seeds, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspmustard seeds, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
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In bowl, beat together egg, bread crumbs, mint, water, salt and pepper. Add chicken and mix well. With wet hands, divide into quarters; form into 4 patties, each about 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours or wrap individually in plastic wrap and freeze in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.)

Tomato Relish: In large bowl, stir together tomatoes, onion, parsley, jalape?vinegar, coriander and mustard seeds, salt and pepper. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

Place burgers on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until no longer pink inside and digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 185°F (85°C), about 15 minutes. Top each burger with Tomato Relish.

Additional information :

Substitution: Substitute 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each ground coriander and dry mustard for the coriander and mustard seeds.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 248 pro 22g total fat 15g sat. fat 4g
carb 5g fibre 1g chol 133mg sodium 394mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 17 vit A 13 vit C 35
folate 13
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