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Cranberry Chicken Burger

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Ingredients Needed

  • 1 package Aunt Millie’s Hearth Whole Grain Hamburger Buns
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries
  • 1½ pounds ground chicken
  • ⅓ cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram, or 1 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ounces shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 4 thin slices low-fat Mozzarella cheese
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Directions | Yield: 8 servings of Cranberry Chicken Burgers

  1. In a small saucepan, bring orange juice to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat, and stir in the cranberries.
  3. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Drain cranberries and discard the orange juice.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine chicken, bread crumbs marjoram, and salt.
  6. Shape mixture in 8½-inch thick patties. (Wet hands to help shape the patties.)
  7. Place ¼ of the cranberries and ¼ Parmesan cheese into the center of each of 4 patties.
  8. Top with the remaining patties, and press edges to seal.
  9. Grill the patties over medium on a greased grill rack, cover, and grill for about 14 to 18 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  10. Top each burger with a slice of mozzarella cheese, and grill an additional 3 minutes uncovered.
  11. Place buns on the grill to lightly toast.
  12. Place burgers on toasted buns and top with lettuce leaves. Serve and enjoy your Cranberry Chicken Burger.