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Grilled Chicken Cheddar Burger
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Grilled Chicken Cheddar Burger

Grilled Chicken Cheddar Burger

Ingredients

  • Bacon onion jam, recipe here
  • 1 ounce pack Ranch seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon each Kosher salt and pepper
  • Neutral oil
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 avocados, ripe please
  • Zest and juice of 1/2 lime, if it’s a dry-ish lime, use all the juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Good pinch Kosher salt & pepper
  • 4 sliced cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 brioche buns, or something decent

Directions

  1. Make onion jam first
  2. In a small bowl, put 3/4 of an ounce of the ranch seasoning, the paprika and salt & pepper - mix well
  3. One at a time, put breasts in a large ziplock bag with a little oil on both sides, shut and lightly pound to an even thickness - remove to a plate and repeat
  4. Season breasts on both sides with ranch/paprika - set aside while you make the avocado crema
  5. Put avocado flesh, lime juice and zest, sour cream, garlic, cilantro and salt & pepper in a bowl and mash into as smooth a consistency as you like - refrigerate
  6. Heat grill to medium high, lightly oil or spray and cook breasts2-3 minutes a side until done
  7. When you flip them, add cheese to each
  8. Brush mayo on cut sides of bun, and grill until good grill marks appear
  9. Build: bottom bun, avocado crema, chicken with cheese, bacon onion jam and top bun
Grilled Chicken Cheddar Burger

Grilled Chicken Cheddar Burger

Ingredients

  • Bacon onion jam, recipe here
  • 1 ounce pack Ranch seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon each Kosher salt and pepper
  • Neutral oil
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 avocados, ripe please
  • Zest and juice of 1/2 lime, if it’s a dry-ish lime, use all the juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Good pinch Kosher salt & pepper
  • 4 sliced cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 brioche buns, or something decent

Directions

  1. Make onion jam first
  2. In a small bowl, put 3/4 of an ounce of the ranch seasoning, the paprika and salt & pepper - mix well
  3. One at a time, put breasts in a large ziplock bag with a little oil on both sides, shut and lightly pound to an even thickness - remove to a plate and repeat
  4. Season breasts on both sides with ranch/paprika - set aside while you make the avocado crema
  5. Put avocado flesh, lime juice and zest, sour cream, garlic, cilantro and salt & pepper in a bowl and mash into as smooth a consistency as you like - refrigerate
  6. Heat grill to medium high, lightly oil or spray and cook breasts2-3 minutes a side until done
  7. When you flip them, add cheese to each
  8. Brush mayo on cut sides of bun, and grill until good grill marks appear
  9. Build: bottom bun, avocado crema, chicken with cheese, bacon onion jam and top bun