Chili Chicken Burgers



  1. For the crema, in a small bowl, stir together the ingredients.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until needed.
  3. When ready to make burgers, put a clean plate on the counter ready to place patties on.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk the egg.
  5. Add the chicken, garlic, onion, chili powder, cumin, and salt and pepper.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Divide the meat into quarters, shape into patties slightly wider than buns and place on the clean plate.
  8. Heat up a skillet or grill with a touch of oil over medium heat.
  9. Get patties in there and cook them on the first side, without moving them, for about 5 minutes until the bottom is firm and brown.
  10. Flip them over and cook for another 3 or 4 minutes.
  11. Place the slices of cheese on top and cover the pan or grill to help the cheese melt.
  12. When the meat is done, the internal temperature should be 165 F.
  13. Lightly toast buns.
  14. Spread a nice amount of crema on the bottom bun, then press on some crisp lettuce.
  15. Top with a burger and add some guacamole and toppings.
  16. Put the bun lid on top.