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Easy Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers

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These Easy Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers are a fun new way to enjoy everything you love about zucchini crisps, but with all the added fixings!

Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers

I love zucchini crisps dipped in ranch dressing. Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and so addicting. It’s the perfect little snack! So, I thought to myself how can I take the “classic zucchini chip” and amplify it. How can I make it even better?!?

Grilled Chicken Burgers

Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers!!! This time the zucchini chips are bigger, lightly grilled, and topped onto a juicy, cheesy-delicious spicy chicken burger with all the fixings. I hope you love it! 😉

Ingredient Notes For These Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers:

  • Hamburger Buns – Feel free to use whatever you want here. I like to use wheat, certain dairy-free white, or a good pretzel bun.
  • Zucchini – There isn’t a specific thickness that this needs to be cut into. You just need to make sure that it is thick enough to hold up on the grill. (I would try at least 1/4 in. if not a bit thicker to start with).
  • Cheese – We use a spicy pepper jack, cheddar or even this dairy-free option for me at times. If you do not want to try dairy-free, then Tillamook is a fun brand option as well.
  • Bob’s Red Mill ® Gluten-Free Whole Grain Oat Flour – I use this flour on a daily basis now, because I want to stay away from processed white flour. This gluten free oat flour contains the same nutrition as their old fashioned oats, which provides fiber and protein.

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Easy Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers

These Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers are a fun new way to enjoy everything you love about zucchini crisps, but with all the added fixings!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Burger Recipes, Easy Main Dish, Poultry, Recipes for a Crowd, Recipes for Parties, Sandwhich, Summer Recipes, Zucchini Recipes
Servings: 4
Author: Naomi

Ingredients

  • 4 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (same thickness)
  • 4 Hamburger Buns
  • 4 Zucchini Slices – thick lengthwise pieces
  • Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend Salt-Free
  • 4 Dairy-Free Cheese Slices or Pepper Jack Cheese Slices
  • 1 Tomato, sliced
  • Romain Lettuce Leaves, for topping
  • Bob's Red Mill® Gluten-Free Whole Grain Oat Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • Panko Bread Crumbs

Instructions

  • Warm the gas grill up on high heat for about 10 mins. During this time, prep the zucchini. 
  • In 3 separate shallow dishes, add some flour, Panko bread crumbs and one beaten egg. 
  • Lightly coat each zucchini piece in flour, egg and then bread crumbs; set aside. 
  • Prep the chicken. Season both sides of the chicken breasts with the spicy seasoning blend.
  • Turn the grill down to about medium-high, add the chicken and cook for about 6-8 mins per side (depending on thickness), or until it loses its pink color. 
  • During the last minute or two, add the cheese and allow it to melt. 
  • Turn down one side of the grill to low, add the zucchini pieces and cook for 1-2 minutes per side. 
  • Assemble the burgers. Use your favorite hamburger buns, and top with the chicken, grilled zucchini, tomato, and lettuce. 

Notes

  • Note – We have a Charbroil Gas Grill, so this wouldn’t apply to a charcoal grill. 
  • Hamburger Buns – Feel free to use whatever you want here. I like to use wheat, certain dairy-free white, or a good pretzel bun. 
  • Zucchini – There isn’t a specific thickness that this needs to be cut into. You just need to make sure that it is thick enough to hold up on the grill. (I would try at least 1/4 in. if not a bit thicker to start with).
  • Cheese – We use a spicy pepper jack, cheddar or a dairy-free option for me at times. If you do not want to try dairy-free, then Tillamook is a fun brand option as well. 

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Easy Grilled Zucchini Chicken Burgers

2 Comments

  1. Oh this sounds and looks so good! I can’t wait to buy zucchini! I have all the other ingredients! I know Bob is going to love this! The grill is used often this time of year and this is a recipe that could become a staple! Plus….Bob does the grilling so it’s an easy meal for me, making it really perfect! Thank you!!!

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