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Greek Chicken Burger Recipe

Greek chicken burger

Published: March 17, 2016 at 9:49 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

This Greek chicken burger is a quick and easy meal for one for under 500 calories – perfect for a speedy midweek supper

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal432
fat26.7g
saturates11.1g
carbs8.2g
fibre1.4g
protein38.9g
salt0.4g
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Try this Greek-style chicken burger, then check out our Greek chicken skewers, chicken gyros, and Greek salad. Also take inspiration from our collection of Greek recipes to create a Mediterranean-style spread.

Ingredients

  • 1 skinless chicken breast
  • olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 3 tbsp greek yogurt
  • ¼ cucumber, seeded and grated

TO SERVE

  • toasted bread bun
  • shredded iceberg lettuce
  • feta, crumbled to make 1 tbsp (optional)
  • tomato or red onion slices

Method

  • STEP 1

    Butterfly the chicken by cutting horizontally through the breast and opening it out.

  • STEP 2

    Whisk 1 tbsp oil with the oregano, half the garlic, lemon zest and a squeeze of lemon juice, and season. Pour over the chicken, in a dish, and leave while you make the tzatziki.

  • STEP 3

    Mix the yogurt, remaining lemon juice, garlic and cucumber and season well.

  • STEP 4

    Heat a griddle pan to very hot and sear the chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side, until cooked through.

  • STEP 5

    Spoon the tzatziki onto the bun base, add the shredded lettuce, top with the grilled chicken and feta (if using), tomato and onion slices. Sandwich on the bun top to serve.

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