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Grilled Mexican Chicken Burgers

Grilled Mexican Chicken Burgers
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
Taco seasoning jazzes up chicken burgers topped in Mexican style with guacamole, cheese and salsa.
Updated September 9, 2010
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 4 slices (1 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 1/4 cup guacamole
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix chicken and taco seasoning mix. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 2
    Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 14 to 16 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 165°F. Top each patty with cheese slice for last 2 minutes of cooking.
  • 3
    Place patties on bottoms of buns; top with guacamole, salsa and tops of buns.

  • Skip the fries, and serve these burgers with tortilla chips and a chilled fruit salad. Don't forget the extra salsa!
  • Lean ground beef is a good choice, too, for these south-of-the-border burgers.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
1420mg
59%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
5g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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