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JCN Burgers

What if we told you – you could eat burgers everynight?

With these JCN approved variations you can. When it comes to ordering a burger out calories can add up fast; from the bun, the type of protein sourced, the condiments and the excessive oil. Our healthy variations are quick, easy, tasty and hot the spot – and if prepared properly they will hit your plan too!

Our recommended burger partners:

  • Burger Bun (carb portion)
  • Leafy greens/salad (cos, rocket, iceberg etc.)
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 1/4 red onion finely sliced
  • 2-3 slices pickled cucumber OR fresh cucumber

THAI CHICKEN BURGER 

INGREDIENTS:

  • Chicken mince
  • ½ bunch of coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 t of garlic, crushed
  • 1 t of fish sauce  
  • 2 red chillies, seeds removed, diced
  • 1 t stevia
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced

Mix all ingredients together and form into patties. Either fry in a non-stick pan until cooked through or bake in the oven.

Our recommended burger partners: Stack with  fresh cos lettuce, tomato, red onion and JCN approved yoghurt dip ( see here for other JCN approved sauce options )  

HOKI BURGER

Ingredients:

  • Wholemeal pita breads
  • Hoki (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 t each rock salt, garlic powder, chilli and lime seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 t smoked paprika

Coat your fish in your spices and either fry in a non-stick pan until cooked through or bake in the oven.

Our recommended burger partners: Stack with  fresh cos lettuce, tomato, red onion and JCN approved yoghurt dip ( see here for other JCN approved sauce options )

BEEF’D UP 

INGREDIENTS:

  • Mince
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • ½ t salt
  • ¼ t pepper
  • 1 T each finely chopped fresh
  • 1 1/2 t each ground paprika
  • ¼ t cayenne pepper

Mix all ingredients together and form into patties. Either fry in a non-stick pan until cooked through or bake in the oven.

Our recommended burger partners: Stack with  fresh cos lettuce, tomato, red onion, american mustard and JCN approved tomato sauce ( see here for other JCN approved sauce options )

VEGETARIAN PATTIE

INGREDIENTS:

Spiced Tofu:

  • Firm Tofu (protein portion, pressed overnight, then slice in half)
  • 1 heaped tsp onion powder 
  • 1 heaped tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin 
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Worcester sauce

 

Basting Sauce:

  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic 
  • 25mls Nandos Periperi sauce
  • 1 tsp mild American mustard

 

Recipe: Rub tofu with spices and set a side. In a small dish mix sauce ingredients together and gather salad ingredients ready on a chopping board. 

Heat grill or fry pan on high, spray with cooking spray and sear one side of the tofu for 2-3 minutes. Flip then baste the cooked side with pre-made Periperi sauce. After another 2-3 minutes, flip and baste. Repeat this step once more then add halloumi on top over the tofu, cover with a lid and let halloumi start to melt. 

Remove tofu from the pan and re spray with oil and add in the burger bun. Toast in the same pan as tofu was in until crispy.  Assemble burger by adding the salad ingredients to the bun and top with the tofu/halloumi and any left over basting sauce. 

 

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