Hawaiian Chicken Burgers

Hold a luau in your backyard and serve these grilled burgers. They're glazed with sweet and sour sauce and topped with pineapple slices.

Hawaiian Chicken Burgers
Prep Time:
20 mins
Grill Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 beaten egg

  • ¼ cup fine dry seasoned bread crumbs

  • 3 tablespoon chopped water chestnuts

  • ¾ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • 1 pound ground raw chicken

  • ¼ cup bottled sweet-and-sour sauce

  • 4 canned pineapple rings

  • 4 kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split and toasted

  • Shredded spinach


  1. In a medium bowl combine egg, bread crumbs, water chestnuts, ginger, salt, and pepper. Add ground chicken and mix well. Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.

  2. To grill, place patties on an uncovered grill directly over medium coals; cook for 15 to 18 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in side of patty registers 165 degrees F., turning once and brushing with sweet-and-sour sauce during last 5 minutes of cooking. Meanwhile, place pineapple slices on grill rack. Cook for 5 minutes, turning as needed.

  3. To serve burgers, sprinkle bottom half of each bun with some shredded spinach. Top with patties. Brush patties with sweet-and-sour sauce and top with pineapple slices. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
9g Fat
37g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 1092mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Protein 23g

*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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