Lemon chicken zucchini burgers

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 burgers

* PLUS Barbecuing Time: 12 minutes
Lemon chicken zucchini burgers

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 egg
  • lemon zest , from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh-ground black pepper
  • 500 g lean ground chicken , or turkey
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 green onion , thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Oil grill and preheat barbecue. Grate 1 cup (250 mL) zucchini. Using your hands, squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Whisk egg with lemon peel, salt and pepper. Add zucchini, chicken, bread crumbs and green onion. Work with a wooden spoon or your hands until well mixed.
  • Form into 4 burgers, each about 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick. Place on grill and barbecue until well done, about 6 to 8 minutes per side. Serve in warm rolls, nan or focaccia, topped with a dab of garlicky tzatziki dip or mayonnaise.