Green Chili Chicken Burgers

« These burgers are a slightly spicy Southwestern style sandwich. I came up with the idea for these burgers one night when I was feeling really creative, and they were a huge hit with my family. »

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers, drained
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded if desired and finely diced
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/3 cup salsa

 

Prep : 20  m   Cook : 10  m   Ready In : 40  m

Directions

  1. To make the guacamole, place the avocado, cilantro, sour cream, chili powder, salt, and pepper in a food processor and pulse until smooth..
  2. Mix chicken, canned chiles, jalapeno pepper, green onions, oregano, salt, garlic powder, and pepper in a bowl. Form the mixture into 4 patties.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.
  4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Grill each patty 5 minutes per side, until well done. Move the patties to a cooler area of the grill to keep warm, and top each patty with a slice of Cheddar cheese. Lightly grill the buns while the cheese is melting.
  5. Spread the bottom of each bun with guacamole, and top with 1/4 cup of shredded lettuce and a grilled chicken burger. Spoon 1 tablespoon of salsa on each burger and top with the other half of the bun to serve.
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Source : allrecipes.com

 

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