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Photo: Beau Gustafson; Styling: Jan Gautro Photo by: Photo: Beau Gustafson; Styling: Jan Gautro

Indian-Spiced Chicken Burgers

Garam masala is a blend of ground spices including cinnamon, cumin, dried chiles, and coriander. Wear plastic gloves to keep the chicken mixture from sticking to your hands. Serve with cucumber spears.

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2008

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)

Ingredients

  • Patties:
  • 1/4 cup presliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • Cooking spray
  • Remaining ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup 2% low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup hot mango chutney
  • 4 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves

Preparation

1. To prepare patties, combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties to pan; cook 7 minutes on each side or until done.

2. Combine yogurt, mint, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Spread 1 tablespoon chutney on bottom halves of 4 buns; top each with 1 patty, 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture, 1/4 cup spinach, and a bun top.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 364
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Fat: 14.5g
  • Saturated fat: 4.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.8g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.4g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 137mg
  • Iron: 3.3mg
  • Sodium: 766mg
  • Calcium: 130mg
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