Spicy Chicken Burgers with Guacamole

June 14, 2016 by David Perlmutter EnglishMain Dishes
Spicy Chicken Burgers with Guacamole Recipe

Serves: 4 (Guacamole makes 2 cups)

Organic Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 jalapeño (seeded and minced)
  • 3 Tablespoons minced red bell pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons minced scallion
  • 1 teaspoon ground dried chiles
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup guacamole

Guacamole Ingredients:

  • 2 medium avocados (mashed)
  • juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ cup chopped tomato
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped scallion
  • 1 teaspoon minced seeded jalapeño
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat and oil the grill; alternatively, preheat a stovehop grill pan or a heavy-bottomed frying pan over medium-high heat. Combine the chicken with the egg white, using your hands to blend. Add the fresh chile, bell pepper, scallion, ground chiles and cumin.
  2. Again, using your hands, mix well to blend. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and form the mix into 4 patties of equal size.
  3. Place the burgers on the preheated grill (or stovetop pan) and grill for 5 minutes. Turn and grill for another 4 minutes for well done.
  4. Remove from the grill and serve, topped with about ¼ cup guacamole.
  5. For the Guacamole, combine the avocado, lime juice, tomato, cilantro, scallion and chile in a medium bowl and mix well to blend. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.


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