Healthy Cajun Chicken Burgers

Healthy Cajun Chicken Burgers

These Healthy Cajun Chicken Burgers tick all the boxes – quick, easy and delicious! Ready in just 20 minutes and loaded with fresh veggies, these burgers make for the perfect weekday meal.

Vicki Foord, Accredited Practising Dietitian, shares a fresh and zesty Healthy Cajun Chicken Burger. Bon appetit!

Cajun Chicken Burgers

serves 4 | prep 10 mins | cooking 10 mins



  • 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets  
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning 
  • 1 large tomato, sliced thinly 
  • 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup lettuce 
  • 1 carrot, grated 
  • ½ cup coriander leaves, coarsely chopped
  • salt and cracked pepper 
  • 4 multigrain bread rolls, split 
  • ¼ cup natural yoghurt


  1. Coat the chicken thigh fillets in olive oil and cajun seasoning. 
  2. Heat a large non-stick frying pan on medium-high heat. Add the chicken thigh fillets to the pan and cook for 3 - 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. 
  3. To make the burgers, layer the base of bread rolls with lettuce, shredded cabbage, carrot and tomato. Season with salt and cracked pepper. Then top with chicken, chopped coriander and a dollop of natural yoghurt. Cover with the top half of the bread roll and serve.

Nutritional Information  per serve
Energy  1905 kJ ( 453 cal) 
Total Fat  11g 
Saturated Fat  2g
Carbohydrate  54g
Sugar  5g
Fibre  4g
Sodium  161mg
Protein  35g 

About the author


 Vicki Foord is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Sports Nutritionist and the Founding Director of Eat for Wellness, a private practice based in Melbourne. With over 9 years’ experience in nutrition, Vicki has a special interest in weight loss management and has helped many individuals achieve their health and well-being goals. Her other areas of expertise include diabetes management, gut health, IBS management (Monash University Low FODMAP certified) and Pre/Postnatal Nutrition.

With a father as a chef, Vicki spent the majority of her time in the kitchen. She loves cooking, experimenting with new foods, developing recipes and motivating others to eat well and stay well. 

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