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Ginger Chicken Burgers with Sesame Slaw Recipe

Ginger Chicken Burgers with Sesame Slaw Recipe

This chicken burger gets an Asian-flavor twist with ginger and garlic. It's topped off with a fabulous coleslaw. If you like, serve the coleslaw as a side for grilled items, like chicken breasts, fish fillets or chops.—Deborah Biggs, Omaha, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound ground chicken
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/4 cups coleslaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons Asian toasted sesame salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons black sesame seeds or sesame seeds
  • 2 sesame seed hamburger buns, split


  • 1. Crumble chicken into a small bowl. Sprinkle with ginger, garlic and salt; mix well. Shape into two patties.
  • 2. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear.
  • 3. In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw mix, onion, salad dressing, mayonnaise and sesame seeds. Serve burgers on buns with coleslaw. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 398 calories, 21 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 985 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.