Chicken Burgers with Caramelized Shallots and Blue Cheese

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
Cheeseburgers get a makeover with ground chicken and gourmet toppings. They're even better served with a cold beer.

Yield:

Serves 4

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Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per burger.

Note:

April 2010