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No-Fail Grilled Chicken Burgers


1    pound (500 g) ground chicken breast
2     cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2    small onion, grated
1/4      cup (50 mL) flatleaf parsley, finely chopped
1/4      cup (50 mL) blue cheese, crumbled
2     teaspoons (10 mL) poultry seasoning
1/2     lemon, zest and juice
Salt and fresh ground black pepper
Flour for dredging
Artisan bread such as granary bread
Olive oil
Leaf lettuce and tomato
Blue cheese for garnish


In a large bowl combine ground chicken, garlic, onion, parsley, blue cheese, poultry seasoning, lemon juice and zest, salt and pepper. Form into 4 oval shaped patties.

Dredge in flour to prevent juices from escaping. Grill over medium heat, until internal temperature reaches 160°F (70°C) Remove burgers from grill.

Slice bread thickly. Brush both sides with olive oil, and place on grill until golden brown; turn, repeat.

Transfer bread to plate. Add burger, top with lettuce and tomato, and garnish with a pat of blue cheese. Goes well with dilled potato salad and asparagus. Makes 4 servings.

No-Fail Grilled Chicken Burgers

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