Cajun Chicken Burgers

Cajun Chicken Burgers


Prep Time: 15 minutes     Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings     Serving Size: 1 patty
    Calories per serving: 330     Fat per serving: 10g









  • 1/4 cup cooked or canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and mashed
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 2 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon fine ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound ground raw chicken
  • 4 Whole Wheat hamburger buns, split
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato slices


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine mashed chickpeas, egg, bread crumbs, red pepper, black pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, and salt. Add ground chicken and mix well. Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.
  2. Either broil the patties until an instant-read thermometer inserted inside of patty registers 165 degrees F or grill patties outdoors or in a pan on the stove top. Toast rolls, if desired. Serve patties in buns with lettuce and tomato slices, if desired.


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Posted Friday, March 2, 2012 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees