Tex-Mex chicken burger

Tex-Mex chicken burger
For this Tex-Mex inspired burger the usual beef pattie has been abandoned in favour of fried chicken with chilli, put together with sliced avocado and raw baby spinach.
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Last modified on: June 23th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:BurgerChickenTex-mexSpicesChilliAvocado
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32 min.15 min.47 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 20 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #1
Prepare all the burger ingredients apart from the meat:

Prepare ½ avocado, slice fairly thickly and drizzle with lime juice.
– Cut 25 g Cheddar cheese into thin shavings with a vegetable peeler.
Prepare ½ onion and slice thinly.
– Rinse and dry 4 leaves fresh spinach.
– Pick the coriander (cilantro) leaves off the stalks.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #2
Cut 100 g chicken breast into strips.

Salt and pepper then set aside.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #3
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small frying pan on medium heat. When good and hot, add the chicken pieces.

Fry until lightly browned., then add ½ tablespoon chilli spices at the end.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #4
Slice 2 Hamburger buns through the middle.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #5
Toast the bottom halves, sitting the "lids" on top of the toaster to do them lightly at the same time

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #6
Assemble the burgers: take a bottom half, add some chicken, then onion slices, then avocado.

Drizzle a little lime juice over.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #7
Add the spinach leaves and cheese shavings.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #8
Finish with the top half of the bun.

Stage 9
Tex-Mex chicken burger : Photo of step #9
Your burger is ready to enjoy.
If you like it, try spreading a little mustard on the bun before assembling your burger, or a few drops of Tabasco – or even both.
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
480 Kcal or 2,010 Kj42 gr78 gr49 gr
24 %16 %7 %7 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
85 Kcal or 356 Kj7 gr14 gr9 gr
4 %3 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
240 Kcal or 1,005 Kj21 gr39 gr25 gr
12 %8 %4 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 people : 4.63 €
  • Per person : 2.32 €

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Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Chicken breastChicken breast: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chorba, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Chinese style chicken, Chicken breasts in a potato crust, ... All
Cheddar cheeseCheddar cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Deep leek and potato quiche, Two-cheese quiche, Chicano burger, ... All
Fresh spinachFresh spinach: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Salmon and spinach quiche, Rice and fresh spinach salad, Baby spinach salad, How to prepare spinach, Koulibiak in pie dish, ... All
Hamburger bunsHamburger buns: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pan bagnat, Comtois surprise bread, Chicano burger, Hamburgers, ... All
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