Chicken Burgers with Tomato Relish

Author: Canadian Living

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.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup fresh whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint (or 2 tsp/10 mL dried)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground chicken
Tomato Relish:
  • 2 plum tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Method

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.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 394 mg
  • Protein 22 g
  • Calories 248.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 133 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g

%RDI

  • Iron 17.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 13.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 35.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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