Jalapeno Popper Chicken Burgers

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Burgers

Jalapeno poppers and chicken burgers collide in this flavour mash-up. Roasted jalapeno and cheddar accent a perfectly moist and seasoned chicken patty crowned with a jalapeno popper inspired blend of 2 cheeses and peppers.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, halved, seeds and stem removed
  • 125 g cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) panko
  • 450 g ground chicken
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) onion powder
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) ground sage
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) salt

Instructions

  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Cook jalapeno halves until charred, about 4 minutes per side. Remove to cutting board and dice. Melt butter in pan and stir in panko. Toast until golden, about 2 minutes. Set aside.

  2. Stir cream cheese with half the jalapenos and ½ cup of the cheddar cheese. Set aside.

  3. Mix ground chicken with remaining jalapenos, remaining ½ cup cheddar, panko, egg, onion powder, sage and salt until combined. Shape into 4 ½-inch thick patties. Place on bbq over medium heat and cook, lid closed, for 5 min. Flip burgers and top with cream cheese mixture, cook until no pink remains in burger and cheese is melted over top, lid closed, about 5 min.

  4. Serve burgers dressed as desired.

Tip: These burgers can also be made on the stovetop in an oiled grill pan or skillet.

Nutrition Info

  • Amount
  • Calories 368
  • Protein 26 g
  • Fat 26.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 12.9 g
  • Carbohydrate 6.9 g
  • Fibre 0.3 g
  • Sugar 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol 187 mg
  • Sodium 480 mg
  • % Daily Value
  • Potassium 18
  • Calcium 11
  • Iron 9
  • Vitamin A 13
  • Vitamin C 1
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Folate
  • Magnesium
  • Zinc

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