Grilled Chicken Burger with Chipotle Mayo

This Chicken Burger is LOADED with flavor, grilled to perfection, piled high with smashed avocado and smothered in chipotle mayo…the perfect recipe for the grilling season! We loved every bite!

Serves 6

Chicken Burger
  • 2 lbs ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup onion, grated
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Liberal grinding of salt and pepper
Chipotle mayo
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Smashed avocado
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons, red onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 avocados, peeled and coarsely smashed
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped


Chicken Burger
    1. Combine all ingredients and mix together. Do not overmix!
    2. Create 6 patties, refrigerate for at least 15 minutes to keep them from falling apart on the grill.
    3. Cook for 4-5 minutes each side.
Chipotle Mayo
    1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and mix to blend. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Smashed Avocado
    1. Combine jalapeño, red onion and lime juice; allow to sit for a couple minutes to soften the “bite” of the jalapeño and red onion.
    2. Add avocados to mixture; coarsely smash them into chunks.
    3. Stir in cilantro.
To assemble Avocado Chicken Burger
  1. Add cooked burger to bun
  2. Top chicken burger with smashed avocado.
  3. Spread chipotle mayo on the inside of the other half of the bun and place on top of the smashed avocado mixture.

Original recipe from dish of life


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