Chicken Burgers

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Yield: 4 servings
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Recipe Time

Total: 26 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 335
  • Fat: 9.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 29.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.9g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Cholesterol: 63mg
  • Iron: 2.8mg
  • Sodium: 764mg
  • Calcium: 69mg


  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 2 shallots, trimmed and peeled
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
  • 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 4 green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 8 plum tomato slices
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard


  1. 1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a food processor; process until finely ground. Divide chicken mixture into 4 equal portions; shape each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side.
  2. 2. Place bottom half of each bun on a plate, and spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise over each. Top each burger with 1 lettuce leaf, 1 patty, and 2 tomato slices. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard over each bun top, then top burgers.
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