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MOROCCAN CHICKEN BURGERS WITH FETA AND CARROT

A flavorful Moroccan-style burger served with grilled chicken patties and feta cheese along with carrots all in pita bread. With wonderful Moroccan spices and pita bread substituted for regular burger buns it's definitely unique way of serving burger!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 459kcal

Ingredients

For chicken patty

  • 400 grams minced chicken
  • 1 large onions, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp harissa
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tspn pepper powder
  • 1 lime
  • little oil for brushing
  • salt to taste

For the burger

  • 4 small pita bread
  • Few lettuce leaves
  • 4 tbsp hung curd
  • ½ cup feta cheese, crumbled

For Carrot slaw

  • 3 large carrots, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 lime
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Making the patties - 

  • Into minced chicken add finely chopped onions, mint leaves, grated ginger, minced garlic, paprika, cumin powder, pepper powder, salt, harissa and lime juice. Mix well until combined. Divide into 4 equal portions. Shape into 1 inch thick patty. Keep aside.
    Heat up your grill. Brush oil over the grill and place the chicken patty over the hot grill. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on one side and then flip to cook on other side. Make sure chicken is cooked through and browned well. Remove the patty from grill.

For carrot slaw – 

  • Cut carrots into thin strips. Add olive oil, pepper powder, salt and lime juice. Mix well.

Assembling burger - 

  • Lightly grill the pita bread. Cut the pita bread in the middle from one end and leave the other ends intact. Smear hung curd inside the pita bread. Place few lettuce leaves and the chicken patty. Spoon some carrot slaw other the grilled chicken patty and crumble some feta cheese. Serve.

Notes

  1. To the carrot slaw you can add few teaspoons of black raisins for that Moroccan authentic touch.
  2. Serving these burger in pita bread gives it a more Moroccan touch. It's best when served in small pita bread.
 
Nutritional Info – Please keep in mind that nutritional information provided is only a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 1004mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 10393IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 4mg