Chicken Burgers Monterey

  • Yield: servings


Chicken Burgers:
1/2pound ground chicken
3/4cup cornbread crumbs
1-- egg lightly beaten
1/4cup finely minced onion
1tablespoon minced red pepper
1tablespoon minced garlic
1tablespoon minced chipotle peppers with some of the adobo sauce
2tablespoons olive oil
Cream Cheese Chipotle Spread:
2tablespoons chipotle in adobo
1/2cup whipped cream cheese
1tablespoon minced cilantro
1clove garlic pressed
2tablespoons lime juice
-- Salt
-- Pepper
Hamburger buns
-- Sharp cheddar cheese
-- Avocado
-- Lettuce


Chicken Burgers:
In a large bowl combine the chicken, cornbread crumbs, egg, onion, garlic and chipotle peppers. Form into 4 burger sized patties. Preheat the oil in a pan over medium/low heat, fry the burgers 3-5 minutes on each side or until gold brown on each side. Put the cheese on top of the burger and allow it to melt.

Cream Cheese Chipotle Spread:
In a food processor combine the cream cheese, chipotle, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, salt and pepper, mix until smooth and creamy.

Spread a layer of the Cream Cheese Chipotle Spread on both sides of the bun, place the burger on the bottom and top with the avocado and lettuce.