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Chicken Sausage Patties Recipe

Chicken Sausage Patties Recipe

Enjoy the taste of homemade breakfast sausage without the guilt. This hearty recipe used ground chicken in place of regular pork sausage for a lighter spin on the favorite breakfast fare. —Mary Webb, Longwood, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup grated peeled tart apple
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage or 3/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 pound ground chicken or turkey


  • 1. In a nonstick skillet, saute onion in 3/4 teaspoon oil until crisp-tender. Add apple; cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Let stand until cool enough to handle. Stir in seasonings. Crumble chicken over apple mixture and mix well. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  • 2. In a skillet, cook patties in remaining oil over medium heat or until juices run clear. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with ground chicken breast) equals 137 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 330 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

Reviews for Chicken Sausage Patties

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Reviewed Mar. 28, 2010

"I've made this three times so far. A lighter, fresher tasting, healtier version of pork sausage. I make it using a whole lb. of ground chicken and quadruple all of the other ingredients. I make the patties, freeze them, and defrost and cook only what I need for a meal."

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