Shaved Apple, Bleu Cheese, and Candied Pecan Chicken Burger, with a Champagne Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing


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Burgers:
1- 1/2 pounds ground chicken
2 crisp red apples, like Envy, shaved
2 crisp Granny Smith apples, shaved
Bleu cheese, thinly sliced or crumbled
Field greens
Glazed Pecans
4-6 challah, brioche or kaiser rolls, split in half, buttered and lightly toasted
Olive oil
Salt
Fresh cracked pepper

Champagne Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing
3 tbsp Mayonnaise
4 tsp fresh orange juice
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp champagne vinegar
Olive oil

Zest of 1/2 a lemon
Salt
Fresh cracked pepper

In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, orange and lemon juice, and vinegar. Stir in lemon zest, add salt and pepper taste. Stir in extra olive oil to reach desired consistency.

Divide ground chicken into equal portions, brush with olive oil and season. Heat grill and cook patties thoroughly.

To assemble:
Place desired amount of greens on the bottom half of roll. Drizzle with dressing, top with cooked chicken, Bleu cheese, shaved apples, and glazed pecans. Cover with top of roll.

Makes 4-6 serving

Recipe by Amy Richardson

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