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Lime Grilled Chicken Burger

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Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10m
Cook Time: 10m

This burger is a great lean alternative to fatty beef.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices French bread toasted
  • 12 ounces ground chicken (white meat)
  • 0.25 cup Italian flavored bread crumbs
  • 1 × Juice of ½ a lime
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 red onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 0.25 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces whole-milk mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons minced fresh basil, divided, plus 12 large basil leaves
  • 0.5 cup low fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger grated

Step 1

Blend breadcrumbs, lime juice, ginger, and chicken

Step 2

Shape into %4% 1/2-inch-thick patties

Step 3

Heat %1.5% tablespoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-heat (or heat grill to medium high heat and brush both sides with olive oil). Cook patties until bottoms are crusty (about 4 minutes). Turn patties over and top with cheese.

Step 4

Cook 3 minutes. Cover; cook until cooked through and cheese is melted (about 1 minute).

Step 5

Assemble burgers with onion, basil leaves, and mayo and serve on French bread.

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