Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Portion Size: 1 sandwich

Ingredients: Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients Notes: 
1 cup breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons canola oil 
2 eggs
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
8 Slices Cheddar(1 oz.) May use other low-fat sliced cheese
1 lb. ground chicken
¼ cup low fat blue cheese or low-fat ranch dressing
2 Tablespoons buffalo wing sauce plus more as desired. 
8 Hamburger BunsWhole wheat preferred or white
1 cup shredded lettuceWashed, trimmed and shredded. 
For gluten free (GF): Use GF bread crumbs, GF dressing, GF buns and GF wing sauce.
Always check each ingredient to be sure it is gluten free


Steps:Directions: Critical Control Point /Quality Assurance
1In a bowl, combine ground chicken, breadcrumbs, egg, Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese, 2 Tablespoons buffalo wing sauce  and egg. Divide into 8 servings and form into patties. 
2Heat a large skillet, heat oil.  Cook chicken patties over medium high heat. Cook until golden brown and then turn until both sides are golden brown.  Brown on each side and remove from heat. Add cheese while burger is still hot. Cook until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
3To assemble,  Add burgers with cheese on hamburger bun and drizzle with ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing. Top with buffalo wing sauce as desired. Add lettuce and top bun.
4Repeat until 8 burgers are made.  Serve immediately