Chicken Burgers with Spiced Rub

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


A simple and delicious way to serve up chicken burgers at your next gathering!

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10 Min
15 Min


4 lbs. boneless-skinless chicken breast – cubed
for the burgers:
2 – 3 tbs. sun dried tomatoes – chopped
2 cloves garlic – chopped
juice and zest of 1 lemon
¼ cup cilantro – chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
½ cup romano or parmesan cheese – grated
1 scallion – chopped
1 tbs. olive oil
for the rub:
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground oregano
1 tsp. ground cumin
honey mustard dressing for the salad greens:
2 – 3 tablespoons smooth mustard – your favorite
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 – 3 tablespoons honey
¼ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. black pepper

How to Make Chicken Burgers with Spiced Rub


  • 1For the Burgers & Rub

    Combine all of the ingredients for the rub in a medium sized bowl and set aside.
    Place the cubed chicken a little at a time in the food processor and process to desired consistency.
    Place the ground chicken in a large bowl and add the remaining ingredients for the burgers.
    Shape the burgers into a ball and roll in the rub; then flatten the burgers to desired thickness.
    Grill burger until juices run clear. The cooking time depends on the thickness of the burger.
    Serve with your favorite lettuce, tomato and cucumber.

    Honey Mustard Dressing for the Salad Greens

    Combine all of the above ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.
    Adjust the flavors for the dressing to your liking.
    Use on salad and for burger.

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About Chicken Burgers with Spiced Rub

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy