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Three leftover chicken burgers in buns with iceberg lettuce and sliced tomatoes. All sitting on a bread board with condiments in the background.

Leftover Chicken Burgers

Leftover chicken burgers are a great way to use up any leftover cooked chicken. This easy, delicious and healthy recipe will help save you money too!
Course Dinner
Cuisine International
Keyword chicken burgers recipe, chicken burgers with cooked chicken, chicken burgers with leftover chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 244kcal
Author Neil


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 Spring Onions finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 200 g cooked chicken finely chopped
  • 75 g breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a small pan and gently sauté the spring onions and garlic until soft, about 2 minutes. Don’t let the garlic burn.
  • Place cooked chopped chicken, half of the breadcrumbs, egg, wholegrain mustard and salt in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  • Place the remaining breadcrumbs on a plate.
  • Using your hands form the chicken mixture into 4 patties and coat each patty with the remaining breadcrumbs.
  • Fry the chicken patties in the remaining oil in a non-stick frying pan for 3-4 mins on each side until crisp and golden.
  • Serve in burgers buns with iceberg lettuce leaves on the bottom and sliced tomatoes on top.


These leftover chicken burgers can easily be frozen and re-heated in the oven.


Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.46g | Protein: 16.87g | Fat: 12.45g | Saturated Fat: 2.45g | Cholesterol: 78.42mg | Sodium: 498.52mg | Potassium: 216.11mg | Fiber: 1.31g | Sugar: 1.65g | Vitamin A: 259.36IU | Vitamin C: 3.85mg | Calcium: 62.15mg | Iron: 1.97mg