Chicken Tikka Burgers with Tomato Salsa

Chicken Tikka Burgers with Tomato salsatick-150x150[1]   healthy    BBQ1-150x150[1]

Makes 2-4

  • 2 large chicken breasts
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  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 200 ml pot Greek yoghurt
  • 2 inches fresh ginger, grated
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
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  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
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  • ½ cucumber, sliced
  • Lettuce

  • Small bunch mint
  1. In a bowl, mix together the tomato puree, yoghurt, ginger, garlic and spices.
  2. Slice the chicken breasts through the sides to form slim breasts and tenderise/beat them until flattened and thin. Place them in the marinade, cover and leave for 2-3 hours.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the tomatoes, red onion, chilli, tamarind and ketchup and set aside.
  4. Heat either the BBQ, griddle, or frying pan and cook for 3 minutes each side until cooked through.
  5. Place the salad ingredients in buns, place the chicken on the salad and top each with a spoonful of salsa.
  6. They can be served open or sandwiched.

You can use turkey or pork steaks as a substitute.

You can also double the chicken in each bun to make two thicker buns.

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