Spicy Grilled Chicken-Jalapeño Burgers

 Serves 4

Ingredients

1 pound ground chicken

1/2 cup fresh whole-wheat bread crumbs

1 small carrot, peeled and grated

1 scallion, minced

2 tablespoons seeded, minced pickled jalapeño pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

2 medium tomatoes, chopped

1/4 cup seeded, finely chopped pickled jalapeño pepper

1 scallion, thinly sliced

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

1 tablespoon lime juice

1 teaspoon grated lime peel

Combine tomatoes, jalapeño pepper, scallion, garlic, parsley, lime juice and lime peel in a bowl; stir well and refrigerate until ready to use.

Instructions

Prepare grill (medium-high heat). In large bowl combine ground chicken, bread crumbs, carrot, scallion, jalapeño and salt. Divide mixture into four equal portions, shaping into 1-inch-thick patties.

Place patties on grill rack; grill 6 to 8 minutes on each side, or until done. Place buns, split side down, on grill rack during last 3 minutes of cooking time (or until toasted). Place burgers on bottom half of toasted buns, spoon Fresh Tomato Salsa on each burger, and top with upper half of toasted bun.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 490
Total Fat 13g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 1020mg
Total Carb. 51g
Protein 42g