• Chicken Burger

    The Chicken Burger
    Serves 2-4

    • 1 lb. ground chicken
    • 1 shallot, diced
    • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
    • 1/2 cup crimini mushrooms
    • 1 egg
    • 4 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
    • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
    • 4 whole wheat or gluten-free buns (or go protein style & wrap in butter lettuce leaves!)
    • large handful baby spinach leaves
    • 1 large avocado, sliced
    • 1 large vine-ripened tomato, sliced
    • 1/2 cup oat bran (or buckwheat for gluten-free option)
    • 1 tsp. sea salt
    • 1 Tbsp. black pepper

    Directions:

    1. In large pan, add 2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil and sauté the shallot, bell pepper and garlic until tender.
    2. Add in the mushrooms and stir for about 2 minutes or until mushrooms brown.
    3. Set aside and let vegetables cool.
    4. Next, in a large bowl, combine the chicken, vegetables, egg, oat bran, salt and pepper.
    5. Mix all ingredients together and form into 8 patties.
    6. Heat 2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil in large pan and cook each chicken patty over medium heat for about 5 minutes on each side until cooked through.
    7. Place burger on buns or lettuce leaves and top with tomato, avocado and spinach. Add ketchup or mustard to taste.