Lemon chicken burgers

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10 min


4 servings

* PLUS Grilling Time: 12 minutes


  • 1/4 130-g log creamy herbed goat cheese , well chilled
  • 1 egg
  • 1 green onion
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp lemon-and-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp hot red-chili flakes
  • 500 g lean ground chicken , or pork


  • Oil grill. Heat barbecue to medium. Cut cheese into 4 pieces. Roll into balls. In a large bowl, whisk egg. Thinly slice onion. Add to bowl with Dijon, lemon-and-pepper seasoning and chili flakes. Stir to mix. Crumble in chicken. Mix using your hands or a large wooden spoon until evenly distributed. Divide into 4 portions. Roll each into a ball. Using your finger, poke a hole in centre of each. Push 1 cheese ball into hole. Press meat mixture over to cover cheese. Flatten into burgers, about 3/4 inch (2 cm) thick. Grill with lid closed until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Great on toasted whole wheat buns topped with salsa.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 202,
  • Protein
  • 24.3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g,
  • Fat
  • 10.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 151 mg.

Lemon and chicken is one of our favourite combinations. We’ve tucked creamy goat cheese into the centre of each burger for a taste surprise.