21 Chicken Burgers Recipes

Mealtime just got a whole lot more interesting, thanks to this collection of 21 chicken burger recipes! Chicken burgers are a great alternative to the traditional beef version, are quick and easy to make, and deliver tons of flavor.

Post includes recipes that are suitable for gluten free, low carb, and keto diets. Some recipes also include Weight Watchers points.

A collage of images of different types of chicken burgers.

Are you ready to tantalize your taste buds with these 21 mouthwatering chicken burger recipes? Chicken burgers offer a lighter and healthier alternative to beef burgers while still delivering incredible flavor.

Whether you’re a fan of classic combinations or crave bold and unique flavors, there’s a chicken burger recipe here to suit your preferences. From simple and straightforward recipes to gourmet creations, the possibilities are endless when it comes to chicken burgers.

You can experiment with different seasonings, sauces, toppings, and even the type of chicken used. Whether you opt for ground chicken, chicken breast, or even shredded chicken, there’s a recipe to match your desired texture and taste.

Looking to go beyond the burger? Then check out these Ground Chicken Recipes and this collection of great Canned Chicken Recipes. #chickenrecipesforthewin

the completed air fryer turkey burgers recipe served on white plates

Why Make Chicken Burgers

Chicken burgers are a versatile and delicious option for anyone looking to enjoy a flavorful and healthier alternative to traditional beef burgers

With a variety of recipes and flavor combinations to choose from, you can easily customize your chicken burger to suit your taste preferences. Plus, chicken burgers can be grilled, pan-fried, or baked, depending on your preference and available cooking equipment.

This carefully curated collection of chicken burger recipes gives you options that are easy to make, packed with flavor, and will totally elevate your chicken burger game.

So, ready to give these recipes a try and unleash your culinary creativity? Then read on for the….

Best Chicken Burger Recipes

1. Instant Pot Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

three instant pot pulled chicken sandwiches served in a tray

Instant Pot Pulled Chicken is amazingly juicy and full of great BBQ flavor! 

So quick and easy to make, Instant Pot pulled chicken sandwiches are perfect for lunch or as an easy weeknight dinner, or serving at potlucks or parties.

This is such a great recipe for weekly meal prep or prepping ahead. It’s super easy to make, using mostly pantry staple ingredients. And who doesn’t love the convenience of a one-pot recipe?

Get the recipe.

2. Air Fryer Turkey Burgers

two of the completed turkey burgers served on sesame seed buns

These Air Fryer Turkey Burgers are a healthy burger alternative that doesn’t compromise on texture or flavor.

Yeap, Southwestern-style air fryer turkey burgers are so juicy and full of flavor, it’s hard to believe that they are healthier than traditional burgers.

And the best part? It’s easy to make delicious juicy turkey burgers in less than 10 minutes in the air fryer.

Get the recipe.

3. Teriyaki Chicken Burgers

teriyaki chicken burger made in the instant pot
Photo: The Instant Pot Table

Made with boneless skinless chicken breasts, these Instant Pot Teriyaki Burgers are packed with delicious Hawaiian flavor. 

A homemade version of the popular Red Robin Teriyaki Chicken Burger, this is a tasty and totally satisfying meal that you’ll want to make again and again.

And thanks to the Instant Pot, you can make these Teriyaki Chicken Burgers are ready in less than 30 minutes from start to finish.

Get the recipe from The Instant Pot Table

4. Hamburger with Chicken Fillet, Mushrooms, and Cheese Sauce

chicken burger made with mushrooms and cheese sauce cut in half and served with chips
Photo: Bayevs Ktchn

Burgers are not usually cooked with chicken, but it doesn’t mean it’s bad. Chicken filet is lean meat, and unlike beef burgers, you’ll get fewer calories. 

This Hamburger With Chicken Fillet, Mushrooms and cheese sauce can be prepared in under 30 minutes, so it’s a great choice for easy weeknight dinners or lunches.

Get the recipe from Bayevs Ktchn

5. Chicken Burgers with Feta and Spinach

chicken burger with feta and spinach served with a pickle on a white plate
Photo: Lynns Way of Life

Packed with feta and spinach, these delicious chicken burgers are ready in under 30 minutes and are a perfect addition to your next barbecue!

If you are looking for a change from the traditional burger, look no further.

These moist and delicious chicken burgers with feta and spinach are full of flavor and a healthy alternative to your traditional burger.

Get the recipe from Lynns Way of Life

6. Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties

air fryer frozen chicken patties served on buns
Photo: This Silly Girl’s Kitchen

An easy dinner, lunch, or snack, these Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Patties are a meal the whole family will enjoy.

Quick, simple, and affordable, this is a true go-to meal solution for busy days.

Cooking chicken patties in the air fryer just makes sense. Just one ingredient goes from the bag straight into the air fryer, and in 12 minutes or less, you have a tasty and satisfying meal.

Get the recipe from This Silly Girl’s Kitchen

7. Ground Chicken Parmesan Burgers

one chicken parmesan burger ready to serve
Photo: Flavor The Moments

Enjoy the flavors of chicken parm in a healthier way with Ground Chicken Parmesan Burgers! 

These ground chicken burgers are juicy, flavorful, and topped with marinara sauce, creamy mozzarella, and fresh basil.

An easy dinner that’s ready in about 20 minutes, you’ll love delicious Parmesan chicken burgers.

Get the recipe from Flavor the Moments

8. Jerk Chicken Burger with Refreshing Mango Salsa

A close up view of the completed jerk chicken burger
Photo: Krumpli

This jerk chicken burger is a spicy hot treat featuring classic Jamaican seasonings and comes with a light and refreshing mango salsa. 

Each element can be prepared separately, and they are just as good grilled on the BBQ as they are in a skillet.

This Jamaican influenced jerk chicken burger rocks all of the classic spicing from great jerked chicken, everything from allspice berries to scotch bonnet chilies, and the mango salsa provides a perfect balance.

Get the recipe from Krumpli

9. Crispy Chicken Burger (KFC Zinger Burger)

the finished crispy chicken burger recipe
Photo: Fantabulosity

This Crispy Chicken Burger Recipe (or Zinger Burger) is chicken breast soaked in a buttermilk marinade, spices, and hot sauce, then breaded and fried before being sandwiched between two hamburger buns.

A homemade version of the fast-food favorite crispy chicken burger, this easy recipe will give you all the crunch and all the flavor you’ve been craving.

Get the recipe from Fantabulosity

10. Asian Chicken Burger with Broccoli Slaw

Asian chicken burger with broccoli slaw
Photo: Mom Foodie

If you’re looking for a loaded-up chicken burger recipe, this is it!

This Asian chicken burger recipe with broccoli slaw packs both flavor and moisture into the burgers and includes inspiration from several areas in Asia. 

Infused with tons of bold flavors, this chicken burger also features an apricot glaze and sriracha mayonnaise.

Get the recipe from Mom Foodie

11. BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwiches and Sliders

two of the slow cooker pulled chicken sandwiches
Photo: The Heirloom Pantry

BBQ Pulled Chicken Burgers feature tender, slow-cooked pulled chicken dressed in tangy BBQ sauce with crunchy coleslaw on buttery brioche buns.

Enjoy them for an easy weeknight dinner, or make them as sliders or sandwiches and serve them up on game day.

This Pulled Chicken Burger is a quick and easy recipe that is perfect for the whole family or entertaining. All you need to do is put the chicken in the slow cooker, add BBQ sauce, make the coleslaw, then enjoy.

Get the recipe from The Heirloom Pantry

12. Greek Ground Chicken Burger Recipe

one greek chicken burger being topped with yogurt sauce
Photo: I Heart Eating

This Greek ground chicken burger recipe takes classic Greek flavors and adds them to a moist healthy ground chicken burger. 

A healthier alternative to regular burgers, this light and flavorful chicken burger is topped off with a homemade tzatziki sauce.

Made with fresh ground chicken, you can have these Greek Chicken Burgers ready to serve in just under 30 minutes.

Get the recipe from I Heart Eating

13. Air Fryer Chicken Burger

close up view of the air fryer chicken burger
Photo: Savor and Savvy

These air fryer chicken burgers turn out delightfully crisp on the outside, yet stay perfectly juicy and delicious on the inside. Using the air fryer allows the burgers to cook quickly so that they do not dry out.

These burgers are ready in 6-8 minutes and only need to be flipped once. And even better, you can have this meal on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Get the recipe from Savor and Savvy

14. Monterey Chicken Sliders

the competed Monterey chicken sliders served on a white plate
Photo: This Silly Girl’s Kitchen

Full of bacon, cheese, and BBQ Sauce, these Monterey Chicken Sliders are a delicious lunch or dinner recipe that you can enjoy all year long. 

Monterey Chicken Sliders are super tasty and flavorful, and you can add all your favorite toppings.

These chicken sliders make an awesome lunch, dinner, party food, or game day snack.

Get the recipe from This Silly Girl’s Kitchen

15. Grilled Chicken Burger

close up view of the finished grilled chicken burger recipe
Photo: Kitchen Laughter

You won’t believe the flavor when you sink your teeth into this grilled chicken burger layered with smoky gouda cheese, creamy avocado, fresh tomato, and the perfect poppy seed bun. 

Grilled chicken burgers are low in fat and high in protein. They are also lower in fat and calories than what you will find in beef patties or fried chicken burgers.

Get the recipe from Kitchen Laughter

16. Peri Peri Chicken Burger with Spicy Mayonnaise

side view of one Peri Peri Chicken Burger
Photo: Krumpli

A delicious and spicy peri peri chicken burger served with lettuce, tomato, red onion and smoked cheese and a stunningly simple spicy mayonnaise. 

The peri peri chili was cultivated in South African countries with Portuguese territories and forms just one of a surprising number of Portuguese food influences from around the globe.

Get the recipe from Krumpli

17. Cowboy Chicken Patties

top down view of Cowboy Chicken Patties served with buns, jalapeno peppers, and potato chips
Photo: Down Redbud Drive

If you want a chicken burger you’re going to love to pieces, you need to make Cowboy Chicken Patties! They’re full of flavor, awesome on the grill, and take just a few minutes to throw together.

Cowboy Chicken Patties combine ground chicken, fresh jalapeno, bacon, and cheese to make a simple grilled meal that’s done in just a few minutes.

Get the recipe from Down Redbud Drive

18. Tandoori Chicken Burger

one tandoori chicken burger with fries and a beer
Photo: The Spice Adventuress

Add an extra layer of flavor and oomph to your chicken burgers with this Tandoori Chicken Burger recipe.

A dry tandoori spice blend that incorporates many of the spices and herbs that traditionally go into making a tandoori masala is added to ground chicken before being shaped into burger patties.

Flavorful Tandoori chicken burgers are an easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love.

Get the recipe from The Spice Adventuress

19. Fried Chicken Burger

the finished fried chicken burger recipe
Photo: Healthy Life Trainer

Love fried chicken? Then you’ve got to make this ultra crispy fried chicken burger.

This chicken burger recipe is super crispy outside and tender and juicy inside. Pile on your favorite toppings, and you’ve got a hearty and delicious meal that’s sure to please.

This fried chicken burger recipe has a unique savory taste that is way better than takeout.

Get the recipe from Healthy Life Trainer

20. Healthy Chicken Burger Recipe

four healthy chicken burger patties stacked on a white plate
Photo: Fit Mama Real Food

An easy recipe for ground chicken patties!

This healthy chicken burger recipe has so much flavor, is high in protein, and uses simple ingredients you likely have around your kitchen. 

Ground chicken, red onion, egg, garlic powder, onion powder, oat flour for bread crumbs, dijon mustard, sea salt, and pepper come together quickly in a bowl or food processor, giving you juicy burger patties the whole family will love.

Get the recipe from Fit Mama Real Food

21. Best Chicken Burger Sauce

the best chicken burger sauce next to a tray of mini chicken burger sliders
Photo: Little Nomads Recipes

The best chicken burger sauce is this pink and unctuous mix of three popular sauces with a special umami touch.

This sauce combines all the usual suspects—mayo, ketchup, and mustard – with a touch of pickle brine to make it ultra tasty. The secret is to use Japanese mayo, which gives it a special savory kick.

This best chicken burger sauce will become your new favorite, guaranteed.

Get the recipe from Little Nomads Recipes 

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