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Baja Baked Chicken Cheeseburgers


Ingredients

1 jalapeno pepper, halved, divided

1 jalapeno pepper, halved, divided

1 small red bell pepper, halved, divided

1 small red bell pepper, halved, divided

1 small red onion, halved, divided

1 small red onion, halved, divided

2 pounds ground chicken

2 pounds ground chicken

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 ½ teaspoons adobo seasoning (such as Goya®)

1 ½ teaspoons adobo seasoning (such as Goya®)

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon Mexican seasoning mix (such as Goya® Sazonador Total)

½ teaspoon Mexican seasoning mix (such as Goya® Sazonador Total)

8 slices pepper Jack cheese

8 slices pepper Jack cheese

1 avocado, sliced

1 avocado, sliced

8 tablespoons Mexican-style sour cream, or to taste

8 tablespoons Mexican-style sour cream, or to taste

8 hamburger buns, split

8 hamburger buns, split

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Slice 1/2 of the jalapeno pepper, 1/2 of the bell pepper, and 1/2 of the onion into rings for topping. Set aside.

Slice 1/2 of the jalapeno pepper, 1/2 of the bell pepper, and 1/2 of the onion into rings for topping. Set aside.

Combine ground chicken and cilantro in the bowl of a food processor; season with adobo seasoning, cumin, and Mexican seasoning. Add remaining peppers and onion. Pulse until mixture is combined. Shape into 8 burgers.

Combine ground chicken and cilantro in the bowl of a food processor; season with adobo seasoning, cumin, and Mexican seasoning. Add remaining peppers and onion. Pulse until mixture is combined. Shape into 8 burgers.

Place burgers on a rimmed baking sheet lined with a drip tray.

Place burgers on a rimmed baking sheet lined with a drip tray.

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Place 1 slice of pepper Jack cheese on top of each burger. Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno slices on top.

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Place 1 slice of pepper Jack cheese on top of each burger. Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno slices on top.

Spread Mexican sour cream onto each hamburger bun. Top with a chicken burger and serve immediately.

Spread Mexican sour cream onto each hamburger bun. Top with a chicken burger and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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