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Chicken Pad Thai Quinoa Burgers

So rather than create a version of pad thai using quinoa (which, now that I'm thinking about it I very well might do...yum!), I figured I would try and reinvent the flavors of chicken pad thai and put them into quinoa burgers.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian, Thai
Keyword chicken, healthy burger
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 362kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

for serving:

  • broccoli slaw
  • crushed peanuts
  • lime zest

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Whisk together soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice, peanut butter and ginger and sriracha (if using).
  • Add ground chicken to a mixing bowl, add sauce and quinoa and mix until incorporated.
  • Form into four patties and set aside on a plate.
  • Preheat an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add burgers and sear on both sides, 1 - 2 mins per side. Transfer skillet to oven and bake until fully cooked, another 7 - 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Top with slaw, peanuts and lime zest and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 509mg | Potassium: 910mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 16.3mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2.9mg