American chicken burger recipe

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This hearty American chicken burger would be perfect for enjoying in the summer months cooked on the BBQ.

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Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories535 Kcal27%

This hearty American chicken burger is the perfect burger recipe for enjoying in the summer months cooked on the BBQ. It only takes 35 mins to prepare and cook, so you'll have a delicious chicken burger in no time! This recipe serves 4 people, so it's ideal if you're cooking an al fresco BBQ meal for your family. To give these burgers a special crunch, we toast the ciabatta rolls before assembling the burger - trust us, it'll make all the difference. Then all you have to do is layer up the toppings on top of the grilled chicken breast - mayo, tomato, lettuce, bacon and avocado, and chilli jam. Serve with chips, homemade 'slaw and freshly prepared salad. The kids will love it!


  • 4 chicken fillets
  • 2tsp chicken seasoning
  • 1tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 4 rashers maple cured bacon
  • 4 ciabatta rolls, halved
  • 4 tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 beef tomato, sliced
  • 1 Little Gem lettuce, leaves separated
  • 1 avocado, quartered, peeled, sliced
  • 4 tbsp chilli jam




  1. Heat a griddle or grill pan. Sprinkle the fillets with chicken seasoning and black pepper. Drizzle both sides with oil.
  2. Grill or griddle chicken for 15-20 mins until golden and cooked through. Meanwhile, cook the bacon for 10 mins.
  3. Toast the ciabatta rolls. Smother the split baps with mayo, then layer up tomato, lettuce, chicken, bacon and avocado, finishing with the chilli jam.
Top Tip for making American chicken burger

These burgers can be cooked on the BBQ.


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