These BBQ Chicken Burgers require just a few basic ingredients and come out super juicy and flavorful!
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BBQ chicken burgers

These BBQ chicken burgers require just a few basic ingredients and come out so juicy and flavorful!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 373kcal
Author Kathryn Doherty



  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup prepared BBQ sauce homemade or store-bought
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

For serving:

  • 4 whole wheat burger buns


  • Coleslaw
  • Pickled red onions
  • Extra cheddar cheese
  • Extra BBQ sauce


  • Mix together burger ingredients in a medium bowl until evenly combined. Do not overmix.
  • Shape burger mixture into 4 equal sized patties.
  • Heat canola oil over medium heat. in a large skillet Add the patties and cook 6-7 minutes, then flip and cook an additional 5-6 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Serve on burger buns with desired toppings.


You can grill these if you prefer. Just be sure not to use a super high heat setting as ground chicken can burn rather quickly.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 647mg | Potassium: 716mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 3mg