Jalapeño Chicken Cheddar Sliders

Appetizers & Snacks

Jalapeño Chicken Cheddar Sliders


  • 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


  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.


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 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 10%
Potassium 530mg 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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