Open-Face Chicken Burgers with Basil Mayonnaise

Open-Face Chicken Burgers with Basil Mayonnaise


Open-Face Chicken Burgers with Basil Mayonnaise


High cal Calories 675kcal

High fat Total Fat 54g

High sat-fat Saturated Fat 10g

High chol Cholesterol 145mg

High sodium Sodium 667mg

carbs Total Carbohydrate 19g

Serving size 256g Calories from fat 485kcal Fiber 1g Protein 29g Sugar 3g
4 servings


  • Olive oil (for brushing)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped fresh basil plus 8 large leaves, divided
  • 3 tablespoons chopped drained cornichons or dill pickle plus 1 1/2 tablespoons brine from jar
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground chicken
  • 4 1/2inchthick slices country white bread
  • 4 1/3inchthick slices from large red or orange heirloom tomato


  1. Brush grill with oil; prepare barbecue (medium heat). Mix mayonnaise, 1 cup chopped basil, cornichons, brine, and onions in small bowl. Season basil mayonnaise with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix chicken and 1/2 cup basil mayonnaise in large bowl. Using wet hands, shape chicken mixture into four 1/2-inch-thick patties. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brush bread with oil.
  3. Grill bread until crisp and golden, about 1 minute per side. Transfer bread to plates. Grill burgers until firm to touch and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
  4. Spread bread slices thickly with basil mayonnaise. Top each bread slice with tomato, 2 basil leaves, burger, and dollop of basil mayonnaise. Garnish with remaining chopped basil.

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