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Grilled Chicken Burgers with Caramelized Onions

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For chicken burgers
  Ground chicken breast 1 Pound
  Minced fresh italian parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Plain non-fat yogurt 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Reduced sodium soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Onions 1 , caramelized
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Vidalia onions 2 Large, thinly sliced
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Purple plums 2 Large
  Hamburger buns 4
  Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato 1 Large, sliced
  Alfalfa sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs)

To make the chicken burgers: In a large bowl, combine the chicken, parsley, cilantro, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, soy sauce, and pepper.
Stir well.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
Coat a grill rack or broiler pan with no-stick spray.
Preheat the grill or broiler.
Shape the chicken mixture into four 1/2 thick patties.
Cook 4" from the heat for 5 minutes.
Turn; cook for 4 minutes, or until no longer pink in the center when tested with a sharp knife.
To make the caramelizedonions: Warm the oil in a large no-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the onions, reduce the heat to medium, and sprinkle with the sugar.
Cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until the onions are very soft.
Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil.
Add the plums, return to a boil, and boil for 30 seconds.
Remove the plums with a slotted spoon and rinse under cold water.
Peel and finely chop the plums.
Add to the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes.
Place a burger on the bottom of each bun.
Top with the mustard, onions, tomatoes, alfalfa sprouts, and the bun tops.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Stir Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2252 Calories from Fat 265

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.3%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 270 mg90%

Sodium 1782.4 mg74.3%

Total Carbohydrates 350 g116.7%

Dietary Fiber 42.4 g169.7%

Sugars 124.7 g

Protein 160 g320.2%

Vitamin A 131.7% Vitamin C 455.2%

Calcium 106.4% Iron 46.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Chicken Burgers With Caramelized Onions Recipe