Tandoori Chicken Burgers

  • serves 4

Bring the flavours of India to your next burger cookout. The kick of tandoori flavours these chicken burgers; garnishing with cucumbers, peaches or mango really makes a colourful and tasty contrast.Photo by Michael Olson.

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Directions for: Tandoori Chicken Burgers


1 lb(s) ground chicken

½ cup dry breadcrumbs

2 Tbsp prepared Tandoori paste

1 large egg

1 Tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp finely grated lemon zest

¾ tsp salt

½ tsp ground black pepper

½ tsp ground cumin

1 dash hot sauce (optional)

whole grain hamburger buns

sliced cucumbers and peaches or mango

yogurt or creamy dressing of your choosing


1. Toss the chicken with the breadcrumbs, Tandoori paste, egg, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt & pepper and cumin (and hot sauce, if using). Shape the burgers into 6 patties and chill until ready to grill.

2. Preheat the grill to medium. Grill the burgers for 10 to 12 minutes on each side, or until cooked all the way through, and rotating the burgers 90 degrees halfway through cooking on each side. Serve the burgers on buns and top with sliced cucumbers and peaches (or mango, and serve with the yogurt or creamy dressing.

See more: BBQ, Chicken, Grill, Main, Lunch, Dinner, Easy



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