Healthy Chicken Burger

Serves 4


  • 500g chicken breast mince
  • 1 long red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped, plus extra sliced chilli to garnish (optional)
  • 1/2 bunch fresh chopped coriander
  • 100g sliced beetroot (4 big slices)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • black pepper
  • spray oil
  • 2 large tomatoes, sliced lengthways (1/2 a tomato for each burger)
  • 4 wholegrain sandwich thins
  • 80g tomato chutney (alternatively you can use BBQ sauce or other preferred sauce)
  • 4 iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 large carrot, grated or spiralised
  • 2 lebanese cucumbers, sliced lengthways into thin ribbons
  • fresh coriander to garnish

Healthy Chicken Burger


  1. Combine chicken, chilli, coriander, garlic and spring onion in a bowl. Season with cracked black pepper.
  2. Divide chicken burger mix into four patties. Cover and chill in the fridge for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Preheat a non-stick pan or BBQ hot plate. Cook chicken patties for 5-6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
  4. Spray tomatoes with olive oil and cook until tender.
  5. Transfer patties and tomatoes to a plate and keep warm.
  6. Spray sandwich thins with oil and heat on fry pan for a few minutes on each side on low heat until slightly charred.
  7. Top bun bases with lettuce, carrot, cucumber, beetroot, tomato, chicken patty and chutney. Sprinkle over the coriander and fresh sliced chilli, if using.

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