Chicken Burger Melts

Author: Canadian Living

This gooey, cheesy chicken burger recipe is sure to please the whole family, especially the kids. Serve on a whole wheat bun, on top of mashed potatoes, on a bed of noodles, or on their own for a lighter meal with salad on the side.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup minced green onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 6 cheese

Method

In bowl, whisk egg white; whisk in onions, parsley, bread crumbs, water, mustard, salt, basil and garlic. Mix in chicken and shape into 6 patties about 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick.

Fry patties in lightly greased nonstick skillet over medium heat or broil or grill on greased rack about 4 inches (10 cm) from heat and cook for about 5 minutes per side or until golden brown on both sides and no longer pink inside. Top with cheese slices; cover pan and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or broil or grill, until cheese melts.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Protein 22 g
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g
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