World Cuisines Inspire 9 Healthyish Ground Chicken Recipes

These recipes are an exciting and different way to enjoy ground chicken. They’re inspired by world cuisines. And because most of these recipes are quick and easy, they’re terrific choices for busy weeknight meals.

1. Thai Chicken Balls

These ground chicken balls are flavored with green onion, coriander, and chili sauce for a uniquely Thai flavor. “Loved these,” says LKFITNESS. “I put them with Thai Noodles and they were delicious.” Mayorchooch says, “I like to buy ground chicken but don’t have many ideas or recipes for it, so this was a great find — I made a glaze with pan drippings, soy sauce and more chili sauce. Wow! These turned out great!”

Thai Chicken Balls

Photo by MomTo6

2. Chef John’s Chicken Satay Burger

This recipe takes the concept of the satay — spicy meat on a stick — and turns it into a flavorful ground-chicken burger seasoned with Southeast Asian flavorings. You’ll serve them on buns with a zesty peanut sauce and a quick-pickled Asian-style slaw. Watch Chef John in action:

 

3. Chicken Bacon “Sushi”

You’ll spread seasoned ground chicken over slices of bacon. Top with Havarti cheese, roll up into a log and bake until crispy! Then slice into bite-size bacon-y sushi. “Yum yum,” says Linda T. “Meat and cheese. What’s not to like? Easy and tasty.”

Chicken Bacon Sushi

Photo by Linda T

4. Authentic Vietnamese Spring Rolls (Nem Ran Hay Cha Gio)

Here’s an authentic recipe for Vietnamese Cha Gio. Roll a mixture of ground chicken, shrimp, and vegetables in rice paper wrappers and fry until beautifully golden brown. “These are fantastic and taste almost exactly like my Vietnemese mother in law makes them,” says Jason.

Authentic Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Photo by bd.weld

5. Tandoori Chicken Burgers

These ground chicken burgers get the traditional tandoori treatment. They’re spiced with ginger paste, tandoori paste, garlic paste, and garam masala. Enjoy on bread or burger buns with chutney.

Tandoori Chicken Burgers

Photo by Linda T

6. Light Pot Stickers

Here’s a crowd-pleasing party appetizer. You’ll stuff wonton wrappers with ground chicken, soy sauce, and scallions, and then steam them in chicken broth. “Quick & easy pot stickers that won’t disappoint,” says Howard. “Definitely will keep this one at the ready!”

Light Pot Stickers

Photo by Howard

7. Chicken Wonton Tacos

This recipe puts a fun fusion twist on tacos. You’ll use baked wonton wrappers instead of corn taco shells. Fill them up with ground chicken, red cabbage, and grated carrots cooked in sesame oil, soy sauce and teriyaki sauce. “This is a great recipe,” says Devin. “My wife and I love the chicken wonton tacos at Applebee’s, and this is the closest to it.”

 

8. Ground Chicken Taco Burgers

These ground-chicken burgers sizzle with South-of-the-Border flavors. You’ll mix the ground chicken with minced onion, garlic, and taco seasoning. Top your burgers with pepper Jack cheese, avocado, jalapenos, and salsa on wheat buns. “Totally great,” raves Stacey. “I did add bread crumbs as well. Very moist burger with lots of flavour from the taco seasoning. Great too with the avocado and salsa.”

Ground Chicken Taco Burgers

Photo by Linda T

9. Thai Ground Chicken Basil

Heaps of garlic, tons of hot chilies, and a big bunch of basil make this recipe extra flavorful. “How could something so simple and fast be so delicious?” asks Jenn. “This is now my weekday standby. I serve it on rice made in the rice cooker or as an Asian lettuce wrap.”


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