Peach BBQ Chicken Burgers

  • Yield 4 servings

A perfect blend of sweet and spicy make this burger absolutely summery and delicious.

Peach BBQ Chicken Burgers
Peach BBQ Chicken Burgers

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
1/4 cup onion, minced
4 large ripe peaches, peeled and chopped
1 small tomato, seeded and diced
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
2 tablespoons cilantro, minced
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 pound ground chicken breast
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/3 cup peach BBQ sauce Monterey jack cheese
Spring mix salad or other lettuce
Hamburger buns

Instructions

For the barbecue sauce:

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in peaches and tomato and cook for about 10 minutes, until peaches are mostly softened.
  3. Stir in ketchup, brown sugar, and chipotle peppers. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in cilantro and lemon juice.
  5. Cool liquid a bit and then using an immersion or regular blender or food processor, carefully blend to desired consistency.
  6. Return BBQ sauce to the pan, reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for at least 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

For the chicken burgers:

  1. Season the ground chicken with salt and pepper and then combine with about ⅓ cup peach BBQ sauce. Mix well but be careful not to overwork the meat.
  2. Divide evenly into four patties and cook using desired method (grill, skillet, etc.). Cook completely and top with additional BBQ sauce, cheese, and spring mix.

 

 

Recipe courtesy of Rachel, a wife and mother who loves to cook. Being in the kitchen creating meals and treats puts a huge smile on her face and she shares these delicious recipes at http://www.goodthymesandgoodfood.com!

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