Chicken Caesar burger recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 22 mins to prepare and 8 mins to cook
  • 647 calories / serving
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This chicken Caesar salad-inspired burger gets its swagger from a creamy, Parmesan-laced mayonnaise. Rather than fiddling around with mince, we simply pound chicken breasts to resemble burger patties, and then pan-fry. Anchovies can be divisive so if you’re not a fan, skip this ingredient. 

  1. Put the chicken breasts between two pieces of clingfilm or baking paper. Flatten by bashing with a rolling pin until 1.5cm thick. Marinate the chicken in 2 tbsp olive oil, the lemon zest, garlic and some seasoning.
  2. Heat a griddle pan or a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the chicken for 6-8 minutes, turning halfway through, or until cooked through with no pink meat showing.
  3. Meanwhile, mix the Caesar mayonnaise ingredients together in a bowl.
  4. Slice the ciabatta rolls in half and toast in a toaster or under a grill. Spread each side of the ciabatta with the Caesar mayonnaise, top with the grilled chicken, romaine lettuce and Parmesan shavings. 

Tip: Try not to break the chicken up when flattening, spend most time bashing the thicker end. 

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  • Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 romaine lettuce, leaves torn
  • 4 ciabatta rolls
  • 30g (1oz) Parmesan, grated into thin shavings
  • For the Caesar mayonnaise

  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, very finely chopped
  • 4 anchovy fillets, very finely chopped
  • 50g (2oz) Parmesan, finely grated
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  • Energy 2720kj 647kcal 32%
  • Fat 28g 40%
  • Saturates 7.3g 37%
  • Sugars 3.9g 4%
  • Salt 1.8g 30%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 48.7g Protein 53.2g Fibre 3.7g

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