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Juicy chicken burgers with spicy piquanté peppers and herbs served on toasted buns is a family classic turned up a notch.

Easy spicy chicken burgers

Burgers are a serious family favourite in our household. Whether it’s a quick weeknight dinner or a casual burger party over weekends, we love a good burger around here. So, it’s no surprise that these juicy chicken burgers went down a treat. They are seriously SO good!

The chicken burger patties are so easy to make and requires minimal prep. Chicken, breadcrumbs, egg and herbs are all brought together with “PEPPADEW® Sweet Piquanté Peppers Hot Whole” to add a truck-load of flavour. Even though the peppers are quite spicy when you eat them as is, they add a delicious sweetness without too much heat to the burger patties so even the kids could enjoy the burgers with us.

Easy spicy chicken burgers

PEPPADEW® is a proudly South African brand with a wide range of products including the universally-loved sweet piquanté peppers, alongside juicy jalapeños, traditional atchars, spicy relishes, pickled onions, pasta sauces and addictive Splash-On sauces. The sweet piquanté peppers in particular are a serious favourite of mine. They are perfect on pizzas, nachos or tacos and no cheese board is complete without them.

Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as a “peppadew.” PEPPADEW® is a brand, and that famous little red fruit is a piquanté pepper. I was actually quite shocked when I heard that, because I’ve always called them peppadews! These unique Sweet Piquanté Peppers are versatile ingredients, with a uniquely sweet but spicy taste and fresh, distinctive crunch.

Easy spicy chicken burgersI teamed up with PEPPADEW® to bring you delicious recipes showing you the versatility of their sweet piquanté peppers and they are giving away SUCH exciting prizes as part of their #JustAddPeppadew campaign. Head over to their website by clicking here and enter by telling us what dishes you think pair perfectly with PEPPADEW® Sweet Piquanté Peppers. You stand a chance of winning R5000 in cash, PEPPADEW® product hampers and awesome appliances for your kitchen! Entries close 16 November 2018 and the competition is only open to South African residents.

5 from 6 votes
Easy spicy chicken burgers
Spicy chicken burgers
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Juicy chicken burgers with spicy piquanté peppers and herbs served on toasted buns is a family classic turned up a notch.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger, Chicken burger, easy recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 375 kcal
Author: Alida Ryder
Ingredients
  • 500 g chicken mince
  • ½ cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup PEPPADEW® Sweet Piquanté Peppers Hot Whole finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh basil finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
For the burgers
  • 4 burger buns split and toasted
  • Cheese slices
  • Fresh lettuce
  • Mayonnaise
  • PEPPADEW® Sweet Piquanté Peppers Hot Whole for topping
Instructions
  1. Combine the burger patty ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. 

  2. Form 4 burger patties and place in the refrigerator to chill for 20 minutes. 

  3. Cook the burger patties in a large, non-stick frying pan until golden brown on both sides and cooked through. 

  4. Assemble the burgers by slathering the burger buns generously with mayonnaise and topping with lettuce, cheese and PEPPADEW® Sweet Piquanté Peppers Hot Whole.

  5. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Facts
Spicy chicken burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 148mg 49%
Sodium 1279mg 53%
Potassium 808mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 20.8%
Vitamin C 35.9%
Calcium 12.1%
Iron 20.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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This post was sponsored by PEPPADEW®. All images and opinions are my own. 

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  • Donald L Heater
    Reply

    How hot are the peppers

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      If you are used to spicy food they’re not too hot at all, but they have a nice bite.

  • Reply

    Peppadews are my FAVE Alida! These burgers looks scrumptious!

  • Alexandra Powell
    Reply

    What is that crunchy layer above the cheese in the photo?

  • Carey
    Reply

    Yes please! I’m thinking some guacamole on this would be delicious.

  • Francois
    Reply

    Good golly that looks amazing. Dayum!

  • Christine
    Reply

    That burger looks AWESOME! Making this soon!

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