Main dishes

Chicken Burger with Zespri Green kiwifruit

Here you have a super complete, tasty and nutritious dish that everyone at home will love. You can prepare it on any occasion: such as parties with friends or impromptu dinners. If you replace the chicken with salmon or white fish, it will be just as light and delicious.


Recipe rich in fibre with high vitamin C content. It is also a good source of potassium and a natural source of folate.

Serves 4
Cooks in 30 min.
Recipe appropriate for
Lactose intolerant
Nutrition per serving
Vitamin C86.55mg115%
Of an adult’s reference intake
Ingredients Method


  • 500 g boneless chicken breast, finely chopped or minced
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1x1 cm slice of ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 4 burger buns, split and toasted on one side


Salad topping:

  • 2 Zespri Green kiwifruit
  • 100 g red cabbage, shredded
  • 100 g courgette
  • 100 g carrot
  • 4 sprigs of coriander
  • 2 sprigs of mint
  • 1/2 a lime
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 30 g of raw peanuts
  • Salt
  • Pepper


For the Thai peanut sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar or white wine
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of fish sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger


  1. To prepare the hamburgers, mix the garlic, onion and ginger in a bowl with the chicken and enough egg to obtain a firm mix.
  2. Divide into 4, form into equally sized patties and lightly dust with flour. Set aside.
  3. Clean the salad vegetables and shred or grate with a mandolin, grater or food processor. Place in a bowl and add the peeled and chopped Zespri Green kiwifruit, herbs, juice and grated skin of the lime, half the oil and the salt and pepper. Set aside
  4. For the Thai sauce, mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  5. Heat a non-stick frying pan to medium-hot, add the remainder of the oil and cook the patties for a few minutes on each side until cooked through.
  6. To serve, place the burgers on the buns, top with salad and spoon over some of the sauce.

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