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Cantonese Chicken Burgers

Ground chicken is perked up with onion, chopped peanuts and carrots for these delectable chicken burgers that can be served year-round. As Betty Carr attests from Huntsville, Ohio, “These sandwiches may take a little more work than the regular burger, but the taste is worth it.”
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons shredded carrot
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 1/2 cup plum sauce
  • 8 spinach leaves, chopped

Directions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the egg, oil and soy sauce. Stir in the bread crumbs, peanuts, onion, carrot and garlic powder. Crumble chicken over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat or broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Serve on buns, topped with plum sauce and spinach.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 460 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 720mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein.

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  • hrhamby
    Jul 10, 2010

    This recipe is excellent. Nice Asian spin on the boring old hamburger. They are so tasty and healthy too. We love it!

  • badgergirl
    Jun 25, 2009

    I made it with ground turkey instead of ground chicken because that was what I had on hand, and it was great.