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Chicken Burgers with Caramelized Shallots and Blue Cheese

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
Prep time 30 mins
Yield Serves 4
Cheeseburgers get a makeover with ground chicken and gourmet toppings. They're even better served with a cold beer.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 large shallots, sliced
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 4 kaiser rolls, split and toasted
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 484
  • caloriesfromfat 48 %
  • protein 28 g
  • fat 26 g
  • satfat 6.2 g
  • carbohydrate 36 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • sodium 842 mg
  • cholesterol 108 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a frying pan. Add shallots and cook, stirring often, until softened and browned, about 4 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, combine chicken, garlic, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Form mixture into 4 patties. Add remaining 1 tbsp. oil to same pan and cook patties, turning once, until cooked through, about 5 minutes.

  3. Place a lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun and top with a patty. Top patties with shallots. Mix mayonnaise with blue cheese, spread on bun tops, and set on patties.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per burger.