Chicken and Grilled Eggplant Burger

Embark on a culinary adventure with the Chicken and Grilled Eggplant Burger, a masterpiece that combines succulent grilled chicken, smoky eggplant, and an array of vibrant flavors.

This burger is a harmonious blend of textures and tastes, creating a gastronomic experience that transcends the ordinary.


For the Chicken Patties:

  • 500g ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for grilling

For the Grilled Eggplant:

  • 1 large eggplant, sliced into rounds
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Additional Ingredients:

  • 4 burger buns, toasted
  • Fresh lettuce leaves
  • Tomato slices
  • Mayonnaise or your choice of sauce
  • Fresh basil leaves (optional)


Making the Chicken Patties:

  1. In a large bowl, combine ground chicken, egg, breadcrumbs, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Mix well and form into 4 equal-sized patties.
  3. Preheat grill or skillet over medium-high heat and brush with olive oil.
  4. Grill the chicken patties for 5-6 minutes on each side or until fully cooked and golden brown.
  5. Remove from heat and let rest for a few minutes.

Grilling the Eggplant:

  1. Preheat grill or skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Brush eggplant slices with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Grill eggplant for 3-4 minutes on each side or until tender and grill marks appear.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread mayonnaise or your choice of sauce on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Place a lettuce leaf, followed by a grilled chicken patty.
  3. Add grilled eggplant slices, tomato slices, and fresh basil leaves if using.
  4. Cap with the other half of the bun.


  • Serve immediately with a side of crispy potato wedges or a fresh garden salad.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
  • Total time: 30-32 minutes


  • 4 delightful burgers


The Chicken and Grilled Eggplant Burger is a celebration of flavors and textures. The chicken patties are moist and flavorful, enhanced by the herby oregano and the pungency of garlic.

The grilled eggplant adds a smoky, velvety layer that complements the chicken perfectly. Fresh lettuce, ripe tomatoes, and the optional basil leaves bring a burst of freshness and color to the burger. The mayonnaise or sauce of your choice adds a creamy finish, rounding off the flavors beautifully.

Encased in toasted buns, this burger is a testament to the beauty of combining simple ingredients to create something extraordinary. Enjoy this gourmet delight with friends or family, and relish in the exquisite balance of flavors and textures that make this burger a true culinary gem.