Chicken Cheddar and Guacamole Burgers Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Chicken Cheddar and Guacamole Burgers Recipe
  • READY IN 23 mins

Chicken Cheddar and Guacamole Burgers

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"Looks and tastes great. With the price of beef nowadays I needed a healthier and a little cheaper way to get my burger fix. You could use ground turkey instead of chicken, I would think. And toasting the buns adds another layer of flavor."

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Original recipe makes 4 burgers Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    23 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Mix ground chicken, 1/3 cup cilantro, Cheddar cheese, garlic, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper together in a bowl; shape into 4 patties.
  3. Cook patties on grill until the bottom is browned, 3 to 4 minutes; flip the burgers and top with a slice of Cheddar cheese. Continue cooking until no longer pink in the center, 1 to 2 minutes more. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Transfer burgers to a plate to rest until juices are reabsorbed into the meat, about 3 minutes.
  4. Put burgers onto split buns and top with guacamole and cilantro.
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Reviews More Reviews

Mar 04, 2014

This is gooooood, and I'm surprised! I hate, hate, hate dried out no flavor poultry burgers and admittedly really afraid of the end temp being 160 degrees... but determined to followed the directions exact since I planned to review ... baby!... The spices did the trick! I made them thick and in my cast iron to 160 mark. I can even say they came out almost juicy... I served the guac on the side and we enjoyed every bite with a side salad, felt healthy and satisfied! Try this one they are really good.

 
Mar 30, 2014

Excellent. The whole family loved, including the picky kids. I excluded the jalapeños inside the burgers, and let those who wanted them add the peppers as a topping to their burger. I also cooked them in my grill pan instead of the outdoor grill. I will definitely make these again. Also, my grocer only sells the ground chicken in one pound increments, so I used two pounds of meat, and just eye-balled the cheese, onion and seasoning. I made 8 patties with the two pounds of meat.

 

14 Ratings

Mar 17, 2014

These were great! I used ground turkey instead of chicken and they were very tasty. Super easy, full of flavor, and relatively healthy. We will definitely be making these again.

 
Mar 04, 2014

Awesome! I bought a 1 pound package of ground chicken, so I just used that instead of 1-1/2 pound, but kept everything else the same. I mixed these up the day before, formed them and put them into the fridge to allow the flavors to blend before cooking them tonight (this also firmed them up a bit). These had a great explosion of flavor that we all loved. I also used homemade guacamole, and hubby had salsa on his b/c he doesn't care for guac. These were a hit at dinner tonight...a definite keeper~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

 
Jan 05, 2014

If one of the great chefs on this site could post a picture that would be fantastic.

 
Sep 04, 2014

A hit with the entire family! As most reviewers, I used a 1lb package of ground chicken and got 4 nice, thick patties. Omitted the jalapeno since the kidlet was eating it, but added in some ancho chili powder instead. Not being a huge cumin fan, I'll reduce it a bit in the future. I did sprinkle in some garlic & onion powders as well as some ground pepper too. Next time, I'll be sure to buy another package of ground chicken...we polished off all 4 patties! It's the time of year they're roasting the Hatch chiles here in Colorado, so next time, there will a roasted chile on my burger! Loved everything about this burger; even grilling them in the rain!

 
Aug 31, 2014

These were very good. I omitted the jalapeño because we don't like spicy and used Mexican cheese blend for the shredded cheddar cheese. I made them slider size and served them on whole wheat slider buns. My 4 year old didn't like the way it looked, so I put ketchup on his, instead of guacamole and he ate every drop. Will definitely make again.

 
Aug 25, 2014

this was so awesome.. i left out the onion, used bottled lemon for the lime, and doubled the kosher salt.. i had mine without all the fixings and just put it in a leaf of lettuce.. dipped bf's hamburger buns in the juices leftover in the pan.. absolutely delicious.. doesn't need the guacamole

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 523 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 143 mg
  • 48%
  • Fat
  • 21.9 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 52.1 g
  • 104%
  • Sodium
  • 811 mg
  • 32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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