Spicy BBQ Chicken Burger

The Spicy BBQ Chicken Burger is an explosion of flavors, bringing together the juiciness of chicken with the fiery kick of a spicy BBQ sauce.

This burger offers a delightful fusion of smoky, tangy, and spicy notes, making it a treat for those who love a culinary adventure.

Nestled between a soft bun and paired with fresh veggies, each bite of this burger promises a mix of textures and flavors that will leave you craving more. It’s not just a burger; it’s an experience of bold and zesty tastes, perfect for those who love their food with a touch of excitement.


For the Chicken Patties:

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For the Spicy BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 cup BBQ sauce (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1-2 tablespoons hot sauce (adjust based on desired heat level)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

For Assembly:

  • 4 brioche buns, toasted
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Sliced red onions
  • Pickles


Making the Spicy BBQ Sauce:

  1. In a bowl, mix together the BBQ sauce, hot sauce, and smoked paprika until well combined. Set aside.

Preparing the Chicken Patties:

  1. In a bowl, mix together ground chicken, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Shape the mixture into 4 evenly-sized patties.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook the patties for 5-6 minutes per side or until fully cooked and golden brown. In the last minute of cooking, brush the patties generously with the spicy BBQ sauce, letting it caramelize slightly.

Assembling the Burgers:

  1. Spread a layer of the spicy BBQ sauce on the bottom half of each toasted brioche bun.
  2. Place a lettuce leaf, followed by a tomato slice, and a chicken patty.
  3. Add red onion slices and pickles.
  4. Finish with the other half of the bun.


Serve the Spicy BBQ Chicken Burger with a side of coleslaw or crispy potato wedges for a well-rounded, delightful meal.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes

The Spicy BBQ Chicken Burger is a captivating culinary delight that promises a roller-coaster of flavors. From the tender chicken patty to the zesty BBQ sauce, it’s a harmonious blend of tastes that ignites the palate. Whether it’s a weekend barbecue or a weekday dinner, this burger is sure to steal the show, offering an unforgettable taste experience that resonates with warmth, spiciness, and joy. Dive into this flavorful masterpiece and savor the magic of gourmet burger-making!