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Mexican Chicken Burgers

Mexican Chicken Burgers

Mexican Chicken Burgers

Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Start to Finish: 35 Minutes
4 burgers

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 package (1 oz) taco seasoning mix
  • 4 slices (1 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 burger buns, split
  • 1/4 cup guacamole
  • 1/4 cup chunky-style salsa

Method :

  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix chicken and taco seasoning mix. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  2. Carefully brush oil on grill rack. Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 14 to 16 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 165°F. During last 2 minutes of cooking, top each patty with cheese slice.
  3. Place burgers on bun bottoms; top each with 1 tablespoon guacamole and 1 tablespoon salsa. Cover with bun tops.

1 Burger: Calories 400; Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 8g; Trans Fat 0.5g); Cholesterol 90mg; Sodium 1420mg; Total Carbohydrate 28g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 32g
Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 4 Lean Meat, 1 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices: 2

swap it out

Ground turkey or lean ground beef can be used instead of the chicken for these south-of-the-border burgers.

Source :
The Big Book of Chicken
Betty Crocker

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