Curried Chicken Lentil Burgers

Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Total time: 40 Minutes

Servings: 6

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    3 Tbsp (45 mL) butter

    1 small onion, finely chopped

    1 small apple, cored, peel left on, finely chopped

    2 garlic cloves, minced

    1 tsp (5 mL) curry powder

    1 tsp (5 mL) fresh thyme leaves

    1 1⁄3 lb (600 g) ground chicken

    1 cup (250 mL) cooked or canned green lentils, drained and rinsed

    ½ cup (125 mL) panko bread crumbs

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard

    1 large egg

    1 tsp (5 mL) sea salt

    ½ tsp (2 mL) ground black pepper canola oil, for the grill

    6 hamburger buns

    Optional garnishes: aged white cheddar slices, bacon, tomato slices, lettuce, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup


Directions

  1. HEAT butter in a large skillet, over medium heat. Sauté onion and apple until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, curry powder, and thyme, cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat.
  2. ADD ground chicken, lentils, panko, mustard, egg, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Stir just to combine. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. SHAPE burgers into 6 patties.
  4. PREHEAT and brush grill with canola oil. Cook burgers 6-7 minutes per side over medium high heat. Flip once. Cook until no longer pink in middle.
  5. SERVE on hamburger bun, and top with condiments as desired.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 burger (patty + bun)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 650
  • Total Fat 27 g
  • Saturated Fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 200 mg
  • Carbohydrates 75 g
  • Dietary Fibre 5 g
  • Sugar 11 g
  • Protein 27 g
  • Sodium 830 mg
  • Potassium 731 mg
  • Folate 68 mcg