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Hatch Chile Chicken Burger

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes



  • 1 Ib ground chicken
  • ½ teaspoon salt and pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 3 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 3 hamburger buns split and lightly toasted

Hatch Chile Relish

  • 4 hatch chiles - roasted peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • salt and pepper to taste

Cilantro Mayo

  • 2 Tbs mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 Tbs chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


For hatch chile relish and cilantro mayo

  • Combine all relish ingredients in a bowl and season w/salt and pepper, to taste. Repeat with mayo ingredients in a separate bowl.

For burgers

  • Preheat grill or heat a large nonstick grill pan over med-high heat. Add oil and wait until it begins to sizzle. Season ground chicken with salt, pepper, and cumin. Divide into 3 equal portions. Cook burgers until golden brown on both sides and internal temp reaches 165 F, about 8-10 minutes per side. Top with cheese and place under broiler until cheese is melted.

To serve

  • Place hatch chile relish on cheese-covered patty. Spread a generous amount of cilantro-mayo on lightly toasted top bun. Pop the top on and enjoy!


Serving: 3g