1 Tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil 2 shallots, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup (125 mL) hoisin sauce 2 Tbsp (30 mL) each honey and rice wine vinegar 2 tsp (10 mL) each fish sauce and low-sodium soy sauce 1 pound (450 g) ground chicken (or turkey) 1/2 cup (125 mL) oats 1/2 cup (125 mL) each chopped onion, red bell pepper, zucchini 2 Tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste Salt and pepper to taste Whole wheat hamburger buns
To make sauce, heat oil in a skillet; add shallots and garlic and cook until soft. Add hoisin sauce, honey, vinegar, fish sauce, and soy sauce and cook until thickened. Set aside.
In a bowl combine chicken, oats, onion, red pepper, zucchini, tomato paste, salt, and pepper and mix gently. Shape into patties about 3/4 inch (2 cm) thick. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until internal temperature is 165 F (74 C). Serve on buns topped with hoisin mixture. Makes 4 to 6 patties.
Nutrition facts per burger, sauce, and bun: 424 calories; 24 g protein; 12 g fat (3 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 57 g carbohydrate; 7 g fibre; 910 mg sodium.
source: "Burger Time", alive #321, July 2009
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