We are amazed at how many Moms tell us their families like to venture out and taste kid-friendly versions of new ethnic recipes like this one and the ones to follow. These Asian burgers do sport a little heat thanks to the chile paste and ginger. Cool, crisp lettuce leaves provide a good balance.

Recipe by Oxmoor House October 2006


Recipe Summary

18 mins
8 mins
26 mins
Makes 4 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium (300° to 350°). Combine chicken, green onions, chile paste, ginger, soy sauce, and salt in a food processor; process until coarsely ground. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions; shape each portion into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

  • Grill patties over medium heat 4 minutes on each side or until done. Meanwhile, place sandwich rolls, cut sides down, on grill rack; grill 1 minute or until toasted. Serve patties on sandwich rolls with lettuce and peanut sauce, if desired.

  • MENU IDEA FOR 4 * Asian Chicken Burgers with Peanut Sauce * Baked vegetable chips

  • GROCERIES NEEDED Check staples: soy sauce, salt * 1 lb. skinned and boned chicken breasts * 1 bunch green onions * 1 jar chile paste with garlic * 1 small piece fresh ginger * 4 (2-oz.) sandwich rolls with sesame seeds * 1 head green leaf lettuce * 1 bottle peanut sauce (optional) * 1 bag baked vegetable chips


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Nutrition Facts

347 calories; calories from fat 20%; fat 7.9g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 2.9g; poly fat 2.4g; protein 34.7g; carbohydrates 34.7g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 66mg; iron 3.1mg; sodium 915mg; calcium 83mg.