Buffalo Chicken Burgers


No boring burgers here. Buffalo wing sauce gives this easy burger recipe plenty of spicy flair, while topping with lettuce leaves and tomato slices keep it fresh.

Buffalo Chicken Burgers
Photo: Greg Luna
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
32 mins


  • 1 ½ pound uncooked ground chicken

  • 3 tablespoon Buffalo wing sauce

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • ¼ cup light sour cream

  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese

  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onion

  • 4 ciabatta buns or hamburger buns, split and toasted

  • 4 1 ounce sliced cheddar cheese (optional)

  • Green leaf lettuce leaves

  • Sliced tomato


  1. In a bowl combine ground chicken and 2 Tbsp. of the Buffalo wing sauce; mix well. Shape mixture into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.

  2. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Cook patties in hot oil 12 to 15 minutes or until done (165°F), turning once.

  3. In a bowl combine melted butter and the remaining 1 Tbsp. Buffalo wing sauce. Brush butter mixture on both sides of patties.

  4. Meanwhile, for blue cheese dressing, in a bowl stir together sour cream, mayonnaise, blue cheese, and green onion.

  5. Serve patties in buns with cheddar cheese (if desired), lettuce, tomato, and blue cheese dressing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

492 Calories
29g Fat
24g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 492
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 1037mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 5.4mg 27%
Calcium 94mg 7%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Potassium 1030mg 22%
Folate, total 18.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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