Vidalia Chicken & Bacon Burgers Recipe

Zesty chicken burgers topped with bacon – your family will ask for this dinner again and again.
  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 15 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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  • 1½ pounds ground chicken or turkey
  • ¼ pound raw bacon, chopped (about 4-5 slices)
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/3 cup plain panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted
  • Lettuce, tomato slices

cooking methods

  • Stovetop


  1. In large bowl, combine chicken, chopped raw bacon, cheese, bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Vidalia® Onion Dressing, 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon black pepper. Form into 6 patties.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add patties; partially cover skillet. Pan-fry, turning occasionally, until internal temperature reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer, about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard and remaining 2 tablespoons Vidalia® Onion Dressing.
  4. Top toasted buns with lettuce, tomatoes, burgers and mayonnaise mixture.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with Sweet Potato Fries with Bacon Pepper Aioli.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Place patties in a gallon freezer bag between sheets of wax paper. Place remaining Vidalia® Onion Dressing in a quart freezer bag. Place both bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2.

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A nice way to change up burgers! My family and I love burgers, but we get bored with same old boring burgers all the time so this recipe was a nice change! Absolutely delicious and family approved!
Date published: 2020-03-23
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