Mexican Chicken Burgers

Tex-Mex Chicken

Prep: 10 Min | Cook: 12 Min

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1 lb. Chicken Breast, Ground
1 Small Jalapeño, Minced
2 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro, Chopped
2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
2 tsp Chili Powder
½ tsp Cumin, Ground
½ tsp Salt
4 Slices Cheddar or Pepper Jack Cheese, Reduced-Fat (optional)
4 Thin Hamburger Buns, Whole Grain
1 Large Tomato, Sliced
1 cup Salsa


  1. Combine chicken, jalapeno, cilantro, garlic and seasonings in large bowl. Mix well.
  2. Divide mixture and evenly shape into 4 patties.
  3. Heat grill to medium heat. Grill burgers 10 to 12 minutes or until cooked through, about 160°F. Place cheese on burgers during last minute of grilling.
  4. Place burgers on bun bottoms. Top with tomato slices. Serve with salsa.


Lighten Up Tip: Serve burgers atop chopped romaine lettuce. Serve with tomato and cucumber slices. Drizzle with barbecue sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 197

Total Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 96 mg

Sodium: 426 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 2 g

Protein: 36 g

Vitamin A: 9%

Niacin: 78%

Vitamin B6: 36%

Phosphorus: 26%

Zinc: 8%

Selenium: 45%

These percentages represent the suggested daily healthy adult dose for vitamins and minerals.