To be in shape inside and out you need to have a healthy diet, even when the fat is important for the body functions, there has to be a balance, this recipe is ideal for a low fat but full of flavor lunch.
Lemongrass gives this recipe a fresh citrus, but not acidic, flavor and ginger puts some aroma and spice to it, also both ingredients are digestives and aid with the nutrients absorption.
So, prepare your taste buds and enjoy this quick, easy and delicious burger.
Yield: 4 burgers.
2 skinless boneless chicken breast grounded.
1 lemongrass stalk finely chopped
1 ginger root piece finely chopped
2 Tbsp finely chopped onions
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground mixed peppers
1 Tbsp olive oil
For the burgers
4 whole grain burger buns
1 Caramelized large red onion
4 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
Special equipment: Slotted griddle or grill and a Meat Thermometer
Heat the griddle on mid-high temperature
Mix the chicken with all the ingredients but the oil until havering a very integrated mix
Separate the mix in four equal sized balls, cover them with the olive oil and shape them on a even disk shape.
Cook on a side until it separate easily from the griddle, flip over and cook on the other side until reach at least 165 °F of inner temperature or when pinched the liquid coming out from it is completely clear.
Once cooked the patties, assembly the burgers:
Cut the buns in half and take them to the griddle a few minutes to warm them.
Take the base bun and spread a tablespoon of Dijon mustard.
Put the patties over the mustard
Top the patties with watercress
A layer of Caramelized onions
And cover with the other bread. If you’re willing to use another sauces place them between the bun and the patty.
Now allow yourself a few minutes to enjoy this delicious burger.
Nutritional Content (Patty)
Carbs 5 g
Fat 8 g
Protein 26 g
Sodium 222 mg