Chicken Burger Recipe - A healthy whole wheat burger with chicken and soya chunks

This recipe is from the book Fun Food For Fussy Kids.

Main Ingredients : Chicken mince, Soya bean chunks

Cuisine : American

Course : Snack

Chicken Burger

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Chicken Burger Recipe - How to make Chicken Burger


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Chicken mince 1/2 cup

  • Soya bean chunks soaked in 3/4 cup warm milk1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped1 medium

  • Garlic chopped4 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • For Sauce

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger grated 1 inch piece

  • Orange juice 1 cup

  • Brown sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Dark soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato puree 1/4 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • To Serve

  • Whole wheat buns 4

  • Lettuce leaves a few

  • Tomatoes cut into round slices2 medium


Step 1

Place the chicken mince in a mixer jar. Add the soya chunks, salt, pepper powder, onion, garlic and ginger and grind till well blended. Divide into four equal portions and shape them into round patties with damp hands.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and shallow fry the patties on both sides till evenly golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

To make the sauce, heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the ginger and sauté for half a minute. Add the orange juice, brown sugar, salt, dark soy sauce and cook till the mixture reduces slightly.

Step 4

Add the tomato puree, red chilli powder and mix. Simmer till it reduces a little more. Add the cornflour mixed in a little water and cook till the sauce is sufficiently thick.

Step 5

Slice the buns into two horizontally and lightly toast them. Place a lettuce leaf topped with two tomato slices over one half. Place a chicken burger over it and cover with the other half.

Step 6

Serve immediately with the sauce.