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Recipe: Chicken sliders

Serves 4

Medically reviewed on Oct 10, 2018

Dietitian Tip

These chicken "sliders" are a healthy change from those made with beef or pork.


  • 10 ounces chicken breast, ground
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 fresh chili pepper, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 4 whole wheat mini buns
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomato slices


Mix first 7 items together and let set for 1 hour. Form into 2-ounce patties. Grill or broil in oven until a minimum internal temperature of 165 F is reached.

Serve on small whole-wheat buns with lettuce and tomato.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size1 burger on bun with lettuce and tomato
Carbohydrate22 g
Cholesterol41 mg
Fiber4 g
Protein20 g
Sodium166 mg
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Total Fat3 g

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