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Healthy Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Burger

McDonald’s just released a new item in the China market: the cheese-stuffed chicken burger. This new burger has since created a buzz among people in China. Cheese-stuffed burger is actually not that hard to make. This non-fry burger recipe is much healthier than that of fast food restaurants, but nevertheless delicious.

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 100g ground chicken*
  • 20g cheese (mozzarella or cheddar)
  • 1tbs cornstarch
  • 1tbs cooking wine
  • salt to taste
  • lots of black pepper
  • a pinch of garlic powder (optional)
  • 8-10g bread crumbs
  • 1 burger bun
  • veggies of your choice

* Use any type of protein you prefer, such as beef, pork and shrimps.

Instructions:

  1. Combine ground chicken with cornstarch, garlic powder, salt, pepper and cooking wine.
  2. Mix and stir in the same direction until you can feel the resistance increases. The mixture should be sticky.
  3. Place half of the mixture on a piece of plastic wrap, place cheese in the middle.
  4. Place the other half of the meat mixture on top. Shape into a meat patty with the help of the plastic wrap, so that your hands remain clean.
  5. Cover meat patty with bread crumbs.
  6. Slightly grease a non-stick pan, add meat patty and cook over medium-low heat.
  7. Turn it over when one side becomes light-golden. Press with a spatula to help transmit heat.
  8. Check if it’s fully cooked by poking with a fork.

Crispy, satisfying, filled with melted cheese. It gives you the pleasure like junk food, without all the calories and additives. 

ENJOY!

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