Simple Sweet Potato Chicken Burgers Recipe

Sweet Potato Chicken Burgers are easy to make with a great balance of carbohydrates and proteins!

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Let’s make sweet potato chicken burgers!

Let’s make Sweet potato chicken burgers

This amazingly sweet and crisp sweet potato chicken burger recipe is so good! This can be a substitute for the usual beef burger patties I make for the kids. The good news is it’s got less fat content and more protein.

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Ingredients for Sweet Potato Chicken Burger recipe

Main Burger Patty Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil (or other light oil)
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Honey Mustard Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 Tbsp mustard

Directions to make Sweet Potato Chicken Burger recipe

Step 1

Cut ends off of sweet potatoes.  Poke a healthy number of holes into the potatoes with a fork.

Step 2

Place sweet potatoes on a microwavable dish with a damp towel on top of them.  Microwave for four minutes, then rotate for another four minutes.

Step 3

If desired, peel the potatoes.  Cut potato into small pieces.  Mash potatoes with either a hand mixer or a masher.

Step 4

Combine the mashed sweet potato, ground chicken, paprika, garlic powder, cumin, cinnamon, salt, and black pepper.

Step 5

Shape into 4 patties.

Step 6

Heat a frying pan over medium heat with coconut oil (or any light oil, EX: Canola, Extra Virgin Olive Oil).

Step 7

Place the patties in the heated pan, and cook for 5-6 minutes per side.

Step 8

Serve with honey mustard.

Honey mustard Instructions:
Combine all ingredients until thoroughly mixed. For easier mixing, warm honey in the microwave prior to combining.

Yield: 4 servings

Simple Sweet Potato Chicken Burgers

Simple Sweet Potato Chicken Burgers

Our simple sweet potato chicken burger is healthy and super kid-friendly! Grab the ingredients and let's get cooking!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil (or other light oil)
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Honey Mustard Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 Tbsp mustard
  • 1/2 Tbsp mustard

Instructions

  1. Clean the sweet potatoes, remove the ends and poke holes around them.
  2. Put them in the microwave with a damp towel on them, microwave for about 8 minutes. You may peel the potatoes if you prefer.
  3. Cut the cooked potatoes into small pieces, then mash them with a masher or hand mixer.
  4. Combine the mashed sweet potato, ground chicken, paprika, garlic powder, cumin, cinnamon, salt, and black pepper
  5. Shape into 4 patties.
  6. Heat a frying pan over medium heat with coconut oil.
  7. Place the patties in the heated pan, and cook for 5-6 minutes per side.
  8. Serve with honey mustard.


How to Make Honey Mustard

  1. Combine all ingredients until thoroughly mixed.  For easier mixing, warm honey in the microwave prior to combining.

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