time 35 minutes

Spicy Crispy Chicken Burger

814 Calories
58.7g Protein
80.8g Carbs
28.7g Fat

Ingredients

minus 1 serving plus
150 grams Chicken Breast
1 Whole Grain Burger Bun
1 Egg
2 tbsp Whole Grain Breadcrumbs
25 grams Whole Grain Flour
0.5 tbsp Lemon Juice
120 ml Low-Fat Milk
1 tsp Paprika
0.5 tsp Oregano
0.5 tsp Chili Powder
0.5 tsp Onion Powder
0.5 tsp Garlic Powder
0.25 tsp Salt
0.25 tsp Pepper
1 tbsp Sunflower Oil
0.25 medium Tomato
0.25 medium Red Onion
2 Lettuce Leaves

Preparation

Step 1: Place your chicken breast onto a clean, flat surface, and cover with a sheet of cling film. Using a rolling pin, lightly pound/roll out the chicken breast until it reaches about a ¾-inch thickness. Your ultimate goal is to reach this thickness while maintaining solid burger shape; trimming the edges of the chicken breast to achieve this is perfectly acceptable!

Step 2: In a medium-sized bowl, combine the lemon juice, milk, ½ the paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

Step 3: Place your chicken breast into the bowl and leave to marinade for up to 30 minutes (if stuck for time, 10 minutes will do!).

Step 4: While you wait, beat the egg in a small bowl and place the breadcrumbs on a plate next to the beaten egg bowl.

Step 5: In a separate bowl mix the flour with the remaining paprika, oregano, and chili powder.

Step 6: Remove the chicken breast from the milk marinade and coat with the flour mix ensuring that the breast is completely covered. Then, dip the chicken into the beaten egg, further ensuring the chicken is fully coated. Finally, lay the chicken breast onto the breadcrumbs and work them together to finalise the coating process.

Step 7: Heat the sunflower oil in a frying pan over a medium to high heat. Carefully place your coated chicken burger breast into the pan and fry for between 4 and 5 minutes per side.

Step 8: Slice your tomatoes and onion into burger slices.

Step 9: Once cooked through and golden brown on the outside, allow to rest on a wire rack above a paper towel for a minute or two in order to remove excess oil.

Step 10: Layer your burger in a lightly-toasted bun with sliced tomato and lettuce underneath, with the sliced red onion and additional herbs on top!