HEALTH

Chicken Burgers with Corn Succotash
This 4th of July, serve lean ground chicken breast burgers with savory ingredients that your guests will be sure to ask you for the recipe.
">

Chicken_Burgers_1

Ingredients

1 pound ground white-meat chicken
½ cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs
1 medium Spanish (about 1 ⅓ cups) onion, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 egg white
1 tablespoon olive oil
Sea salt
ground pepper
4 deli-sliced chorizo (optional)
1 cucumber (peeled, seeded, chopped)
1 red sweet pepper (peeled, seeded, chopped)
1 cup fresh chopped tomatoes
1 cup avocado (peeled, pitted, cubed)
½  cup red onion (diced)
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
½  teaspoon sugar
½  teaspoon cumin (ground)
Hot sauce (optional)
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
1 lime, juiced
3-4 ears of corn, charred

Chicken_Burgers_2

Step 1

In a large bowl, combine chicken, breadcrumbs, Spanish onion, celery, egg whites, and olive oil. Season with 1 teaspoon each sea salt and pepper.

Chicken_Burgers_3

Step 2

Shape into 4 equal patties and chill in the freezer for 30 minutes.

Chicken_Burgers_4_corn

Step 3

Remove the husks of the corn but leave the core so you have something to hold onto when cutting off the kernels. 

Chicken_Burgers_5_corn

Step 4

Grill the corn on a hot grill until slightly charred on all sides. Set aside to cool.

Chicken_Burgers_6

Step 5

For the avocado sauce, in a blender, place cucumber, ⅓ of sweet pepper, ½ cup of tomatoes,  avocado, ¼ cup red onion,  vinegar, sugar, cumin, hot sauce.

Chicken_Burgers_7

Step 6

Blend until smooth and set aside.

Chicken_Burgers_8_corn

Step 7

Over medium heat, grill chicken burgers about 6 minutes per side.  While grilling, prepare corn succotash by combining, remaining sweet pepper, tomatoes, red onion, corn kernels, parsley, chili powder, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste. 

Chicken_Burgers_9

Step 8

Place burgers on toasted buns.

Chicken_Burgers_10

Step 9

Top with chorizo and avocado sauce.

Chicken_Burgers_11

Step 10

Serve with corn succotash.

Chicken Burgers with Corn Succotash

This 4th of July, serve lean ground chicken breast burgers with savory ingredients that your guests will be sure to ask you for the recipe.

More From Our Sponsors