Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Tangy Slaw Recipe
- 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
- 1/4 cup shredded peeled apple
- 2 tablespoons fat-free blue cheese salad dressing
- 1 teaspoon finely Diamond of California Chopped Walnuts
- 3 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce
- 2 teaspoons ketchup
- 2 teaspoons reduced-fat butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
- 2 tablespoons plus 4 teaspoons thinly sliced green onions, divided
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened applesauce
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound ground chicken
- 4 lettuce leaves
- 4 hamburger buns, split
- In a small bowl, combine the celery, apple, salad dressing and walnuts. In another small bowl, combine the hot sauce, ketchup and butter; set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine the red pepper, 2 tablespoons green onion, applesauce, salt, garlic salt and pepper. Crumble chicken over mixture and mix well. Shape into four burgers.
- Broil 6 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear, basting occasionally with reserved sauce.
- Serve on lettuce-lined buns; top each with 2 tablespoons slaw and sprinkle with remaining green onion. Yield: 4 servings.
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.
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My daughter discovered this recipe when she was looking for an alternative to beef burgers. The chicken burgers always taste great. I have substituted carrots in the slaw when I am out of apples. I have also saved some of the sauce to top the burgers with when serving them.
The grocery store I went to did not have ground chicken, so opted for ground beef. This recipe was great, the applesauce in the patty kept it juicy and delicious. I did add a little bit more than called for and a splash of EVOO. Also you may want to add more hot sauce if you like a kick!
YUM! We used fat-free ranch instead of blue cheese. We also chose to grill the burgers instead of broiling them. So good!
Had these at a picnic. So good and amazing that they're good for you. Requested recipe and found it here! Will make on my own.
Very good but will do the Ranch dressing next time.
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