Weekend Recipes: Asian Zing Chicken Burgers


While a seemingly easy recipe, this tasty burger takes a while to prepare-however it is definitely worth your troubles!

What You Need

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup panko
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup Asian Zing sauce
  • Cajun Seasoning
  • 8 ounces thinly sliced white mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/8 cup lime juice
  • 4 whole-wheat sesame hamburger buns
  • Lettuce Leaves
  • Sliced Tomatoes

How To Make It

Preheat oven to 375 degrees, cover baking sheet with extra virgin olive oil. Grate the carrot, 1/2 onion, along with red & green peppers into a bowl. Add the chicken, panko, 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce, the ginger, 3 teaspoons soy sauce and mix until combined. Shape the chicken mixture into 4 patties and place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until cooked through, this should take around twenty minutes Meanwhile, thinly slice the remaining 1/2 onion. Toss with the mushrooms, sesame oil, lime juice and the remaining 1 teaspoon soy sauce in a bowl. Mix the remaining 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce and Cajun seasoning with 1 tablespoon water in another bowl. Warm the hamburger buns. Serve the burgers on the buns with a drizzle of the hoisin-sambal sauce and some of the mushroom mixture. Serve with lettuce and tomatoes.

This recipe takes some time to prepare, especially if you increase the number of burgers. As listed it yields 4 servings.

Nutritional Value

This recipe has around 365 calories, 15 grams of fat, and 26 grams of protein per serving.