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Chicken Bacon Burgers     HT  MC  40mins

Serves 4    Hot Poultry Pork Herbs Vegetables Barbecues  BBQ  Main Course

450g/1lb Boneless Chicken Breasts, cubed
1 small Onion, roughly chopped
2.5cm/1-inch Fresh Root Ginger, grated
2 Garlic Cloves, roughly chopped
2 tbsp Roughly chopped Fresh Parsley
25g/1oz Fresh Breadcrumbs
1 Egg, beaten
Salt and Black Pepper
8 Rashers Rindless Streaky Bacon
Vegetable Oil


1. Preheat the grill to hot. Place the chicken, onion, ginger and garlic in a food processor or blender and process until quite smooth.

2. Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl, add the parsley, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and pepper and mix well.

3. Divide the mixture into 4 portions then using wet hands, shape into burgers about 12mm/ ˝ -inch thick.

4. Place the bacon on a clean surface or board and using the back of a knife, stretch the rashers lengthways. Wrap each burger with two pieces of bacon, secure with cocktail sticks then brush each burger with a little oil and grill (oiled sides down) for 10 minutes.

5. Brush the tops of the burgers with oil then turn cook for a further 10 minutes or until cooked through.


Can also be cooked on the barbecue over medium/hot coals for around the same length of time.




Serving Suggestions :


Burger Buns, Chips, Mixed Salad


Raspberry Yoghurt with Basil



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Key techniques

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Brown  to  -  To fry in very shallow  fat  over a high heat in order to colour the food and seal in the juices.

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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Chopping Knife

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