Grilled Jerk Chicken Burgers

grilled jerk chicken burgers

Spicy and flavorful, these Grilled Jerk Chicken Burgers are perfect for any summer cookout! Using romaine lettuce leaves keeps these juicy and flavorful chicken burgers whole 30 compliant!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled chicken burgers, jerk chicken burgers
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 4


jerk seasoning blend

  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

chicken burgers

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • ¼ cup Almond Flour
  • 4 green onions - diced
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ginger - minced
  • 8 large romaine lettuce leaves
  • ½ cup avocado mayo
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage
  • 1 jalapeno - or spicy pepper of your choice
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 beefsteak tomato - sliced
  • ½ red onion - sliced


  • Pre-heat your grill to cook over direct heat.
  • In a small bowl combine all of the jerk seasoning spices and mix well.
  • In a large bowl combine the ground chicken, almond flour, 2 chopped green onions, the fresh ginger, and 2 teaspoons of the jerk seasoning mixture. Mix thoroughly with your hands and then form 4, ¼lb patties and set aside.
  • Next, combine the red cabbage, green cabbage, the other 2 green onions, walnuts, avocado mayo, apple cider vinegar, and remaining jerk seasonings. Mix thoroughly and place in the fridge until ready to use!
  • Grill each jerk chicken burger till it reaches an internal temperature of 165F. Mine took about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • To assemble your burger, take one romaine leaf and place the red onion and tomato over the lettuce, add the jerk chicken burger and top with the slaw. Cover with a final romaine leaf and enjoy!
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