Chicken Burgers

Looking for new recipes for chicken? Try this grilled burger flavored with basil the next time you fire up your grill.

Chicken Burgers
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Grill 12 mins


  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil, plus 4 large, whole basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 16 ounces ground chicken
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 tomato, sliced

Make It

1. Stir together mayonnaise, 1/2 tablespoon parsley, 1/2 tablespoon chopped basil and lemon juice in a small bowl; set aside

2. Heat a gas grill to medium-high or prepare charcoal grill with medium-hot coals.

3. In a large bowl, stir together remaining 1/2 tablespoon each parsley and basil, chicken, onion, ricotta and bread crumbs until combined. Form into four 4-inch patties. Grill for 6 minutes per side or until internal temperature registers 160 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.

4. Remove burgers from grill and place on buns. Top with a basil leaf, a slice of tomato and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 409, Fat, total (g): 20, chol. (mg): 146, sat. fat (g): 6, carb. (g): 31, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 26, sodium (mg): 519, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.