Make a balanced meal in under an hour with Clean Eating‘s recipe for chipotle chicken burger with cucumber salad. Lean ground chicken is marinaded in a chipotle chili spice and served on a whole grain bun. To get the recipe for the refreshing cucumber salad visit Clean Eating.

Ingredients for servings


  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil mayonnaise

  • 0.5 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1.25 teaspoon peeled and minced ginger divided

  • 1.25 teaspoon seeded and minced jalapeño chile pepper, divided

  • 1.25 teaspoon fresh lime juice divided

  • 16 ounces lean ground chicken

  • 0.25 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

  • 3 tablespoons diced scallions (white parts only)

  • 0.5 teaspoon chipotle chile powder

  • 4| toasted 100% whole-grain hamburger buns Optional


    Prepare aioli

    • In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, 1⁄2 tsp oil and 1⁄4 tsp each ginger, jalapeño and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate until needed.

  • In a large bowl, mix chicken, 1⁄4 cup cilantro, scallions, chile powder and remaining 1 tsp each ginger, jalapeño and lime juice. Form into 4 (4-ounce) burgers and use your thumb to make a slight indent in center of each. Heat a grill on medium and add patties to grill. Cook, turning once, for 5 to 7 minutes per side, until no longer pink inside.

  • Divide patties among buns and top each with 1 teaspoon of aioli.

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