Alabama Barbecue Chicken Burgers

White barbecue sauce is an icon to its native Alabama, and these chicken burgers do it justice.

Alabama Barbecue Chicken Burgers
Yields: 6
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag coleslaw mix
  • White Barbecue Sauce (recipe follows), divided
  • 2 pounds extra-lean ground chicken
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Brioche burger buns, to serve
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°). Place a sheet of foil or a grill pan over grill grates.
  2. In a large bowl, combine slaw mix and ⅓ cup White Barbecue Sauce.
  3. In another large bowl, combine chicken, horseradish, garlic, salt, paprika, and Worcestershire. Divide mixture into 6 portions, and shape each portion into a patty.
  4. Place patties on foil or grill pan; grill, with grill lid closed, for 4 to 6 minutes per side. Serve burgers on buns with slaw mixture and remaining White Barbecue Sauce.

White Barbecue Sauce
Yields: 1¼ Cups
  • 1 cup mayonnaise*
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish sauce
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon hot sauce
  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients until combined. Refrigerate in a glass jar for up to 1 week.



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