Fully loaded Cajun chicken burgers

Fully loaded Cajun chicken burgers

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(95 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Grilled Cajun-spiced chicken breasts topped with bacon, avocado and cheese... set to become a Friday night favourite

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal721
  • fat36g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs51g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre5g
  • protein51g
  • salt2.84g
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Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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  • 4 rashers smoked bacon
    Bacon

    Bacon

    bay-kon

    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 2 avocados
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 4 ciabatta rolls, split
  • 4 thin slices of your favourite cheese
  • 4 small handfuls baby spinach leaves
  • mayonnaise, to serve (optional)

For the cajun seasoning

  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp paprika
    Paprika

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

Method

  1. Mix the seasoning ingredients together with a good grinding of black pepper and a sprinkling of salt, then set aside in a large dish. Heat grill to high. On a board, flatten out the chicken slightly, then drizzle half the oil over and toss in the seasoning until completely coated. Heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan, sizzle the chicken for 5 mins on each side until firm, push to one side of the pan, then fry the bacon for a few mins until cooked.

  2. While the chicken is cooking, halve, stone, peel and slice the avocados, and toast the cut sides of the buns. Cover the tops of the buns with cheese, then grill until melted.

  3. To assemble the burgers, spread the buns with mayonnaise if you want, top with a handful of spinach, then a rasher of bacon. To keep the avocado in place, slice the chicken, then alternate between a slice of chicken and avocado. Top with the bun, press down lightly and serve.

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Emmaj83
3rd Nov, 2013
both my husband and i found this pretty bland once put together as a burger. Chicken seasoning on its own was ok. Wouldn't bother making this again was pretty dissapointed
Emmaj83
3rd Nov, 2013
expected this to be much nicer than it was. Although the seasoning on the chicken was tasty once put together to make the burger both my husband and myself thought it was pretty bland. It was ok but i wouldn't bother making it again
Wriggler09
23rd Sep, 2013
Made this for dinner tonight, it was lovely will be making again!
mawgen
4th Jun, 2013
Absolutely love these! Making tonight for the third time to enjoy in the sunshine. An easy meal for summer nights that you can look forward to all day!
kevan321
31st May, 2013
4.05
Excellent. Really really tasty, I save 5 starts for something exceptional or it'd get it. Use an extra rasher of bacon per burger
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abcdefghijord
9th May, 2013
5.05
Had these the other night with a watercress, rocket and spinach salad, it was lovely! Didn't have the bacon on it, didn't really think it needed it. Saved some calories too. Avocado worked well, and made the burger really creamy! Delicious! Will most definitely be making this one again! Yum!
anthonym
12th Apr, 2013
4.05
just made them and they was very very nice .i have just been told that i will have to make them again ,soon.
leewest
13th Mar, 2013
5.05
The BEST chicken burger i ever had the family loved it! The family ask me to cook it every week!
darrenbell284
2nd Feb, 2013
4.05
Cooked for the second time, added a wee bit more punch with a few chili flakes and it was absolutely perfect for me, alongside some homemade chunky chips and sweetcorn. Heaven in a burger.
hardhatsix614
30th Jan, 2013
I've tried it and its lovely.

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