February 25, 2020

Qmee recipes – fully loaded Cajun chicken burgers

Of course, we had to go with a Cajun recipe today – it’s Mardi Gras! There are so many great ways to get involved and celebrate, and cooking a delicious Cajun meal for your friends and family is one of them.

These fully loaded Cajun chicken burgers are to die for – grilled Cajun-spiced chicken breasts topped with bacon, avocado and cheese… easily set to become a favourite, winning meal!

Take a look at the ingredients you’ll need and the method you’ll need to follow.

Here’s what you’ll need…

4 skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp olive oil
4 rashers smoked bacon
2 avocados
4 ciabatta rolls, split
4 thin slices of your favourite cheese
4 small handfuls baby spinach leaves
Mayonnaise, to serve (optional)

For the cajun seasoning:
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp ground coriander
1 tbsp paprika

Here’s what you’ll need to do…

1.Mix the seasoning ingredients together with a good grinding of black pepper and a sprinkling of salt, then set aside in a large dish.
2.Heat grill to high.
3.On a board, flatten out the chicken slightly, then drizzle half the oil over and toss in the seasoning until completely coated.
4.Heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan, sizzle the chicken for 5 mins on each side until firm, push to one side of the pan, then fry the bacon for a few mins until cooked.
5.While the chicken is cooking, halve, stone, peel and slice the avocados, and toast the cut sides of the buns.
6.Cover the tops of the buns with cheese, then grill until melted.
7.To assemble the burgers, spread the buns with mayonnaise if you want, top with a handful of spinach, then a rasher of bacon.
8.To keep the avocado in place, slice the chicken, then alternate between a slice of chicken and avocado.
9.Top with the bun, press down lightly and serve.

 (Source: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/fully-loaded-cajun-chicken-burgers)

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