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Chicken, Cheese and Pineapple Burgers

Chicken, cheese and pineapple burgers


500g (4) skinless chicken breast fillets, trimmed of fat

1 tsp Cajun seasoning

Canola or olive oil spray

4 slices fresh pineapple, or canned pineapple rings in juice, drained

4 large round wholegrain rolls

4 reduced fat tasty cheese slices

1/2 ripe avocado, mashed

1 baby cos lettuce

1/3 cup reduced salt barbecue sauce


  1. Use a kitchen hammer to flatten chicken fillets, then dust the chicken breast steaks with Cajun seasoning to coat lightly.
  2. Heat a large, non-stick frying pan or barbecue plate and grease with cooking spray. Add chicken steaks and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  3. Remove chicken steaks from heat, set aside and keep warm.
  4. Re-grease the frying pan or barbecue plate with cooking spray, add pineapple slices and cook until lightly browned.
  5. Split roll in half, place cheese slices on top halves then cook under a preheated grill until rolls are lightly toasted and cheese is melted.
  6. Spread mashed avocado over roll bases. Top with lettuce leaves, chicken steaks and pineapple slices.
  7. Drizzle with barbecue sauce, replace roll tops and serve straightaway.

Nutrients Per Serve

Energy 2199kJ
Total Fat 15.6g
Saturated Fat 5.0g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Protein 45.7g
Carbohydrate 47.4g
Fibre 6.2g
Sodium 1120mg
Serves 4
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 10 minutes