Chicken Cobb Burger

Total Time:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • For the burgers:
  • 8 (1/2- thick) strips bacon
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground chicken, 90 percent lean
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 4 burger buns, split
  • 1 large ripe beefsteak tomato, cut into 4 slices
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into 8 slices
  • For the vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely shredded romaine lettuce
  • For the burgers:
Directions
For the burgers:

Heat the grill to medium.

Place the strips of bacon on the grill (lay them across the grate so they don't fall through) and grill for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown and slightly crispy. Remove the bacon to a plate lined with paper towels. Increase the heat of the grill to high.

Form the meat into 4 (8-ounce) burgers, brush with the oil and season with salt and pepper on both sides. Grill the burgers until golden brown on both sides and cooked completely through, about 5 minutes per side. Top the burgers with the blue cheese, close the cover, and continue cooking until the cheese begins to melt, about 1 minute longer.

Place the burgers on the bottom half of each bun and top with a slice of tomato, 2 slices of avocado, 2 slices of bacon and some of the dressed romaine. Cover each burger with the bun tops and serve.

For the vinaigrette:

Whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, Worcestershire, garlic, sugar, salt, pepper and oil in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before using to allow the flavors to meld.

Just before assembling the burgers, place the romaine in a medium bowl and toss with the vinaigrette.


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