Grilling, Smoking and Barbecuing Recipes

Chinese Chicken Burgers with Rainbow Sesame Slaw

One-third pound grilled burgers topped with spicy Sriracha Lime Mayo and topped with a beautiful Rainbow Sesame Slaw.

Chinese Chicken Burgers recipe

Yield: 6



  • 2 (16 ounce) packages Perdue® Fresh Ground Chicken
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced lemongrass
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 6 hamburger buns with sesame seeds
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 6 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • Sliced green onions for garnish

Sriracha Lime Mayo

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha Chile Sauce (or your favorite hot sauce)

Rainbow Sesame Slaw

  • 2/3 cup julienne peppers (red, orange, yellow or any combination)
  • 2/3 cup julienned snow peas, strings removed
  • 2/3 cup julienned jicama
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha Chile Sauce (or your favorite hot sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


  1. Prepare Sriracha Lime Mayo and Rainbow Sesame Slaw and set aside or refrigerate until serving time.


  1. In a large bowl, mix together ground chicken, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, garlic, lemongrass and 1/3 cup sliced scallions. Divide mixture into 6 patties and set aside.
  2. Place grill pan over medium heat. Spread softened butter on hamburger buns and place on grill pan until light brown.
  3. Wipe grill pan with paper towel and brush with vegetable oil. Place chicken patties on grill pan and cook over medium-high heat, turning once, until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F (73.8 degrees C) about 7 minutes per side. During last few minutes of cooking, baste each burger with 1 tablespoon of the hoisin sauce.
  4. To assemble, place 1 tablespoon of the Sriracha Lime Mayo on each bottom and top bun. Place chicken on bun bottoms and top each with 1/3 cup Rainbow Sesame Slaw. Serve with any remaining slaw and mayo on the side. Garnish with green onions.

Sriracha Lime Mayo

  1. In a small bowl, mix together all ingredients. Set aside.

Rainbow Sesame Slaw

  1. In a medium size bowl, mix together all ingredients.


Per serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 620; Total Fat 38g 58% DV; Saturated Fat 14g 70% DV; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 200mg; Sodium 1090mg 45% DV; Total Carbohydrate 41g 14% DV; Dietary Fiber 3g 12% DV; Sugars 15g; Protein 30g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Perdue
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Cooking Contest.

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