Harissa Chicken Burger

Harissa Chicken Burger

There are a few recipes that you should have up your sleave and this is most definatly one of them. It ticks all the boxes as being quick, tasty and nutritious.
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For Rest Day
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Performance Benefits

A great option for a post training, recovery meal.

Health Benefits

This recipe is a great source of calcium, which helps us build and maintain strong bones.

Expert Tips

Serve with a side salad on a rest day or some chips on an exercise day.


  • Griddle pan or bbq


  • 2 Chicken breast
  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 clove Garlic minced
  • ½ tsp Thyme (dried)
  • 2 tsp Harissa
  • 1 Lime (juice of 1 lime)
  • 2 Burger bun

To Garnish

  • 2 handful Lettuce leaves
  • ¼ Red onion
  • ¼ Tomatoe (2 slices)
  • 50 g Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ Cucumber (2 slcies)


  • Place the chicken breasts in between pieces of cling film and whack them with a rolling pin to flatten. Mix together the thyme, garlic, olive oil, harissa spice and half the lime juice in a bowl. Add the chicken and leave to marinate for 20 mins.
  • Heat up your BBQ or a griddle pan until hot and cook the chicken for 5 mins on each side or until cooked through. Remove from the heat.
  • Toast the burger baps for 1-2 mins.
  • Place the chicken on the buns and top with tomato, red onion a handful of lettuce. Squeeze over the rest of the lime and serve.



Serving: 1ServingCalories: 571kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 52gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.6gMonounsaturated Fat: 14.1gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 515mgPotassium: 905mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3.4gVitamin A: 140ugVitamin C: 21.7mgCalcium: 608mgIron: 2.2mg
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