Lemon Herb Chicken Burgers

Lemon herb chicken burgers are a delicious blend of lemon and herbs topped with thousand island dressing. It’s a meal you can really wrap your hands around!

Lemon Herb Chicken Burgers

Lemon Herb Chicken Burgers

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 395 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp minced garlic
  • tbsp dried parsley
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing
  • 4 slices swiss cheese
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns

Instructions
 

  • Mix the first 7 ingredients (chicken through salt/pepper) in a bowl until thoroughly incorporated.  Shape into 4 patties. Cook in pan preheated pan 5-7 minutes on each side until the internal temperature reaches 165℉.  Top each patty with 1 slice of swiss cheese, 1 tablespoon Thousand Island, tomato and lettuce. Serve on a whole-wheat bun.
  • Hack:  Place burgers on a cookie sheet and place them in the freezer until frozen.  Put individually into sealable sandwich bags and then into a sealable freezer bag or freezer container.  The rolls can also be frozen in the same manner.
  • Hack:  To extend the shelf life of romaine, separate leave and wash.  Dry in a salad spinner or with paper towels.  Place lettuce leaves in a sealable plastic bag or container with paper towels between each layer to absorb moisture.  Replace paper towels if they become soggy.
Keyword barbecue, burger, chicken burger, cookout, picnic food, sandwich

Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing

A simple blend of basic ingredients makes it easy to create your own homemade thousand island salad dressing!  It’s also great on lemon herb chicken burgers!

Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Course Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Servings 7
Calories 77 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tsp finely diced onion
  • ¼  tsp finely minced garlic
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • tsp salt
  • 2-3 dashes Tabasco sauce (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to a small bowl and mix well. Taste and add additional salt if desired. Refrigerate for at least an hour to allow the flavors to meld. Serve.
  • Hack:  Try this dressing on Lemon Herb Chicken Burgers!
Keyword condiments, salad, salad dressing, Thousand island dressing