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Cheese Stuffed Chicken Burgers

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(NC) - These tasty burgers have a cheese surprise inside.

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes


  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (50mL) dry breadcrumbs
  • 1-1/2 lb (750g) lean ground chicken (or turkey)
    Cheese Stuffed Chicken Burgers
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp (5mL) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2mL) pepper
  • 1/4 cup (50mL) cubed Balderson Old or Extra Old Cheddar
  • Vegetable oil
  • 4 buns (Focaccia, Ciabatta, etc.)


Combine egg, breadcrumbs, chicken, green onion, salt and pepper; mix.

Form mixture into 8 thin patties.

Spoon 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of cheese cubes in the center of 4 of the patties.

Top with the remaining 4 patties, and seal edges. Brush both sides with vegetable oil.

Grill (or broil) on medium heat, about 5 minutes per side, until meat is no longer pink inside.

Serve on warmed or toasted buns. Garnish as desired. Makes 4 servings.

Optional cheese selections would be Balderson Double Smoked Cheddar or Balderson Monterey Jack with Hot Peppers.

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