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Cilantro Lime Chicken Burgers

Cilantro lime chicken burgers that are packed with refreshing flavor! The perfect summer main dish. Gluten-free and paleo-friendly. 
Prep Time6 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Course: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cilantro lime chicken burgers
Servings: 4
Calories: 190kcal


  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice + 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • pinch of ground pepper
  • whole wheat or gluten-free hamburger buns or lettuce bun
  • toppings of choice: avocado ketchup, red onion, jalapeño slices, avocado oil mayo


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until just combined. Shape the mixture into equal sized burgers.
  • Spray a little cooking spray on a non-stick skillet or grill pan over medium heat. Add burgers to skillet and cook 6-7 minutes per side, or until cooked through and 165°F internally. Serve immediately with toppings and bun of choice.


Serving: 1burger (no bun or toppings) | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 11g | Sugar: 1g