Sweet Chilli Chicken Burgers

Chicken is an amazing protein. It will keep you full for hours because it is digested slowly, and it’s one of the leanest meats available. Shake your lunch times up with some quick and easy spicy chicken burgers.

Recipe

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SERVES: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 500g free-range chicken mince
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 free-range egg
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder OR two fresh garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Natvia (stevia) or sweetener of choice
  • 2 teaspoons chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 4 cups lettuce of choice
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, sliced

METHOD:

  1. Preheat oven to 170°.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add all ingredients (apart from tomato and lettuce) and squeeze mixture through your hands until well combined.
  3. Wash hands, and leave damp.
  4. Split mixture into 8 balls and mould into burger patties.
  5. Place on a foil-lined baking tray and cook for 20-25 minutes until golden.
  6. Serve burgers stacked with slices of tomato on a bed of lettuce.

Tips:
These taste great cold too! Save leftovers in the fridge for quick, healthy snack later in the week.

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also writes for national health magazines, has launched a range of Protein Ball Mixes: Fit Mixes, and is the author of Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017).

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