Jalapeño Chicken Cheddar Sliders

Appetizers & Snacks

Jalapeño Chicken Cheddar Sliders
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 11%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 16g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.01mg 0%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 530mg 14%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

These juicy jalapeño chicken sliders are a winner! Using ground chicken (or ground turkey), mix together with garlic, cilantro, jalapeño and spices and cook on the grill. Ready in minutes, top them with cheese, tomatoes and lettuce – and DON’T FORGET the AVOCADOS because it is the game-changing ingredient!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. lean ground chicken
  • 2 ea. garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 ea. jalapeño, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 c. yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 c. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 c. reduced-fat cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 T. lime juice
  • 1 t. ground cumin
  • 1 t. paprika
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 ea. mini (slider) whole-grain hamburger buns
  • 8 ea. Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 2 ea. medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 ea. medium Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and sliced

Instructions

  1. Prepare grill over medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl, place ground chicken and add garlic, jalapeño, onion, cilantro, cheddar cheese, lime juice, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Using your hands, incorporate everything together.
  3. Form the mixture into eight small patties. Grill burgers over medium heat until cooked through, 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Top mini hamburger buns with slider patties. Top with lettuce, tomato, and avocado slices and any additional toppings desired.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Jalapeño Chicken Cheddar Sliders
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 11%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 16g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.01mg 0%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 530mg 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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