Raspberry Habanero Jam-Glazed Chicken Burger

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This flavorful raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burger is spicy, sweet, fruity, savory, hardy and delicate all at once. It’s made with an easy stovetop raspberry jam that is mixed with Dijon mustard and soy sauce and then brushed onto the chicken patties before grilling.

raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burger

How to make the raspberry habanero jam:

This jam is quickly and easily made on the stovetop. Add 1/2 cup frozen raspberries and 1/4 cup granulated sugar along with a few drops of lemon juice to a small saucepan.

how to make raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers step by step

Cook the mix until the raspberries are broken down and the sugar is dissolved, then stir in 1/8 teaspoon habanero powder.

how to make raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers step by step

Let the jam cool to room temperature.

How to make the glaze:

The glaze is even simpler to make than the jam, you mix 2 tablespoons of the raspberry habanero jam with 1 teaspoon soy sauce and 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard.

how to make raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers step by step

How to make the raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers:

For the chicken burgers, cut 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast into 2-inch chunks and put them in the food processor.

how to make raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers step by step

Add 1 chopped green onion, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

how to make raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers step by step

Process the chicken into quarter-inch chunks.

how to make raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers step by step

Form two burger patties and brush one side of the patties with the glaze, grill glaze-side down, then brush the other side and flip over on the grill.

how to make raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burgers step by step

To assemble the burgers, put the burger patties between whole wheat buns and top with vegetables and condiments of your choice. I definitely recommend cucumber slices, the cool vegetable balances the spicy sweet jam beautifully.

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raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burger
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Raspberry Habanero Jam-Glazed Chicken Burger

This flavorful raspberry habanero jam-glazed chicken burger is spicy, sweet, fruity, savory, hardy and delicate all at once. It’s made with an easy stovetop raspberry jam that is mixed with Dijon mustard and soy sauce and then brushed onto the chicken patties before grilling.
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken burger, raspberry jam chicken burger
Servings: 2
Calories: 410kcal

Ingredients:

For the jam:

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • a few drops lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon habanero powder

For the glaze:

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

For the chicken patty:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast (about one large or two small chicken breasts)
  • 1 green onion, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

For the burger:

  • two burger buns
  • thinly sliced cucumber
  • lettuce
  • red onion, sliced

Instructions:

Make the jam:

  • Cook sugar, raspberries and lemon juice in a small saucepan until the raspberries are broken down and the sugar is dissolved.
  • Stir in the habanero powder.
  • Let the jam cool to room temperature.

Make the glaze:

  • In a little bowl, mix 2 tablespoons raspberry habanero jam with mustard and soy sauce. Set aside.

Prepare the chicken:

  • Cut the raw chicken breasts into 2-inch chunks and put them in the food processor.
  • Add green onion, salt and pepper to the food processor.
  • Pulse the chicken a few times briefly until you have about quarter-inch chunks.
  • Form the ground chicken into two burger disks and brush one side with the glaze.
  • Grill the patties glaze-side down until browned.
  • Brush the other side of the patties with the remaining glaze and flip over on the grill.
  • Grill until the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees F.
  • Assemble the burgers with lettuce, cucumber and red onion and brush the remaining raspberry habanero jam onto the cooked patties.

Nutrition

Calories: 410kcal

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11 comments

  1. Steffani says:

    I just made this tonight… SO yummy! New Labor Day traditional meal, I think!

    (I think next time, I’m going to add a little bit of ginger to the chicken… Seems like that would go well with the raspberries and soy sauce. I’ll let you know how it works!)

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