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Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Spicy Blue Cheese Celery Slaw

Buffalo Chicken Burgers are rich and buttery, garlicky, and have a little kick of heat thanks to Frank's RedHot! Spicy Blue Cheese Celery Slaw is the perfect topping to drive home the "buffalo" flavor profile!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 238kcal

Ingredients

Burgers:

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 2 large cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons Frank's RedHot sauce more or less to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Other:

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, but not brown, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute more, stirring constantly. Cool slightly.
  • Add the onion/garlic mixture (with the butter that’s in the pan), ground chicken, hot sauce, salt, and black pepper to a large bowl. Combine the mixture with your hands being careful not to over-mix, and divide it into 4 portions. Shape each into a ball and flatten into a patty.
  • Heat a nonskillet over medium heat and add enough avocado oil to lightly coat the bottom. Once the skillet is hot, add the burgers and cook until they’re cooked throughout, about 6 to 8 minutes per side, flipping once. (I like to cover the skillet with a lid to help contain the spattering oil, but leave the lid ajar so steam can escape, otherwise chicken has a tendency to be rubbery.)
  • Place the burgers on the buns and serve with the slaw on top.

Notes

  • Net Carbs: 2g per serving (1 burger)
  • Nutrition information for this recipe was calculated for the burgers only; it doesn't include the slaw, buns, or any other toppings.
  • For an authentic "buffalo" flavor, be sure to use Frank's Redhot sauce!

Nutrition

Serving: 1burger | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 736mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 219IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg