Caribbean Chicken Burger

A spicy ground chicken burger placed between two slices of sweet grilled pineapple. Check out the food article “An Alternative Bun”. Other alternative bun recipes include the Bello Burger and the Pomodoro Burger.

Caribbean Chicken Burger

Course Main Dish
Servings 3 burgers


  • 1 inch Pineapple peeled, cored, cut into 6 halfslices, lightly oiled
  • 1 pound Ground Chicken
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Butter
  • 3 tablespoons Shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Jalapeno finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Urban Accent BBQ Jerk Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Tomato diced, drizzled with olive oil & sea salt
  • 5 Scallions sliced on extreme bias
  • 1 Avocado peeled, sliced into wedges
  • fresh Lime Juice drizzle on avocado slices
  • Spicy Micro Greens
  • Whole Cilantro Leaves


  • Heat the butter in a small sauté pan on low heat. Add the shallots and jalapeno. Cook for 5 minutes or until shallots just start to become translucent. Set to the side and cool.
  • In a small bowl; add the ground chicken, cooled shallots, jalapenos, any juice/butter from the sauté pan, jerk seasoning and salt. Mix thoroughly. Form into three 1/3-pound burgers.
  • Start with a hot, clean, oiled grill. Heat grill to 450 degrees. Place the chicken burger and pineapples on the grill. Cook covered for 3-4 minutes or until the burger and the pineapple have nice grill marks on the bottom. Flip burger and pineapple and cover. Cook for an additional 3-4 minutes. Take pineapple off when you have grill marks on each side. Continue cooking the chicken for a few minutes or until the internal temperature reaches at least 165 degrees.
  • Build Your Burger: Pineapple Slice, Chicken Burger, Diced Tomatoes, Scallions, Spicy Microgreens, Cilantro Leaves, Pineapple Slice *Fill top hole of pineapple with microgreens and a leaf of cilantro.