Juicy California Grilled Chicken Burger Recipe

Hey everyone! Here is an awesome recipe for juicy California grilled chicken burgers that you definitely need to be making for tonight's dinner!

I've fallen absolutely in love with grilled chicken! Chicken burgers have always been my favourite, and I was requested awhile back to share some more burger recipes. I've recently come across my new go-to marinade for grilled chicken that I use whenever I'm incorporating grilled chicken - from pastas to sandwiches, this is a great marinade that takes only five minutes to prepare with a few ingredients. This marinade results in super tender and juicy chicken that's extremely versatile! By having this with my favourite burger toppings and some crispy baked fries, you've got yourself a gourmet meal without having to go out. I'm sure you're going to adore this easy and unbelievably finger-licking good juicy California grilled chicken burger recipe! Enjoy!



Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • 1 6-8 oz chicken breast
  • 2 burger buns
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • A few drops of vinegar
Toppings
  • Lettuce
  • 2-3 pieces of thinly sliced onion
  • 1-2 slices of tomato
  • 1-2 tbsp mayonnaise
Instructions
  1. Prepare the marinade by whisking together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, Italian seasoning, chilli flakes, salt and pepper. 
  2. Using a meat tenderizer, flatten the chicken to about 1/4 inch thickness and cut in half. Add to marinade, toss well and refrigerate for at least 30 mins. 
  3. Preheat a grill pan on medium heat. Brush with olive oil and add in the marinated half chicken breasts. Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked and charred with grill marks. 
  4. Cut buns in half and toast under a broiled until golden brown. Apply toppings as desired and serve hot with oven baked crispy fries (you can find my recipe here) and enjoy! 


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