Saturday, February 15, 2014

Day Thirteen - Wildtree Greek Chicken Burgers (2.14.14)


Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground chicken
  • 3 teaspoons Wildtree Opa! Greek Seasoning Blend
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (panko)
  • 2 oz Feta cheese (optional)
Instructions

1) Measure ground chicken, seasoning blend, lemon juice, black pepper, egg and breadcrumbs into bowl. Mix well.

2) Form 5 patties. If using Feta cheese, form 10-12 thin patties, place Feta on 5-6 patties and top with remaining patties, press together along edges to seal cheese in the middle.

3) Preheat well-oiled grill or skillet to med/high heat.

4) Grill patties for roughly 4 minutes on each side or until patties are 165 degrees internal temperature.

We made our first attempt at spicy kale chips for the side and they turned out great!

Opinions

Katie: The chicken burgers were juicy, but the flavor was a bit bland. I did add more seasoning blend than the recipe (about 2 more teaspoons) and some black pepper (about a teaspoon), which improved the flavor, but unfortunately they were still pretty bland. 

Potter: They tasted alright but as Katie said still a bit bland. Try as we might to counter, what I call, the Wildtree-blandness our efforts came to not much. Now, we did not use the recommended recipe and put feta in the middle because I hate feta and I'm sure that would have stepped the flavor up a notch for Katie. Luckily, this was the last of our Wildtree meals and we are now the masters of our own spice.