Lemon Herbed Chicken Burgers

Lemon Herbed Chicken Burgers


1 lb ground chicken breast

1 tsp onion powder

¼ tsp minced garlic

1 ½ tbls dried parsley

½ tsp dried thyme

2 tbls lemon juice

Salt and pepper to taste

4 tbls thousand island salad dressing (recipe here)

4 thin slices Swiss cheese

4 slices tomato

4 leaves romaine lettuce

4 whole wheat hamburger buns

Mix first 7 ingredients (chicken through salt/pepper) in bowl until thoroughly incorporated. Shape into 4 patties. Cook in pan preheated to medium for 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 whole wheat bun.

4 servings, 395 calories per serving

Hack: Place uncooked burgers on a cookie sheet and place in 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 #2: To keep lettuce romaine lettuce fresh longer, separate leave and wash. Dry in salad spinner or with paper towels. Place lettuce leaves in sealable plastic bag or container with paper towels between each layer to absorb moisture. Replace paper towels if they become soggy.









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6 Replies to “Lemon Herbed Chicken Burgers”

  1. Interesting article have bookmarked this for the future reference, maybe because I have quite an interest in this topic. Thanks for sharing
    Jason 🙂

  2. I’m definitely gonna try this recipe and share it with my friends as well. it’s easy to prepare. And I love the hacks as well.

    1. Thank you for your comments! I like to prepare a few in advance and then freeze them so it’s even easier! Let me know how you like them.

  3. Oh my goodness, these burgers sound delicious! I am always looking for a healthier burger recipe, and this one sounds perfect since I’m a busy mom and love having something in the freezer to cook up. Can’t wait to give it a try!

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