Peach BBQ Chicken Burgers

Peach BBQ Chicken Burgers
  • Yield: servings


2tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
1/4cup onion, minced
4large ripe peaches, peeled and chopped
1small tomato, seeded and diced
1/2cup ketchup
2tablespoons brown sugar
1teaspoon minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
2tablespoons cilantro, minced
2tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1pound ground chicken breast
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/3cup peach BBQ sauce Monterey jack cheese
Spring mix salad or other lettuce
Hamburger buns


For the barbecue sauce:

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in peaches and tomato and cook for about 10 minutes, until peaches are mostly softened.
  3. Stir in ketchup, brown sugar, and chipotle peppers. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in cilantro and lemon juice.
  5. Cool liquid a bit and then using an immersion or regular blender or food processor, carefully blend to desired consistency.
  6. Return BBQ sauce to the pan, reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for at least 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

For the chicken burgers:

  1. Season the ground chicken with salt and pepper and then combine with about ⅓ cup peach BBQ sauce. Mix well but be careful not to overwork the meat.
  2. Divide evenly into four patties and cook using desired method (grill, skillet, etc.). Cook completely and top with additional BBQ sauce, cheese, and spring mix.

Recipe courtesy of Rachel, a wife and mother who loves to cook. Being in the kitchen creating meals and treats puts a huge smile on her face and she shares these delicious recipes at!