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Crunchy Gochujang Chicken & Navy Bean Burger

Korean flavored Chicken and Navy Bean Burger with a crunchy noodle coating and coleslaw.


For the flavor base

  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 4 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 8 tbsp mushooms, brown, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Garlic clove , finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Gochujang

For burger patties

  • 1 lb Ground chicken
  • 6 oz Navy Beans, drained
  • 2 Green onions, sliced thin
  • Mushroom, gochujang mixture from step 1
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 ts chili flakes, Korean
  • 1 can Chow Mein Noodles, (snack-style)
  • 4 tbsp Canola Oil

For assembly

  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp Gochujang, or less to make it milder
  • ½ cup Red and Green Cabbage, very finely shredded
  • 3 Radishes , very thinly sliced


For the flavor base

  • In a sauté pan, heat the canola oil, sauté the onion,mushroom, and garlic for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Add soy sauce, gochujang, honey; stir to combine.
  • Remove to a medium bowl and allow to cool down and set aside.

For the burger patties

  • Season with Salt and Korean Chili flakes (or 1tsp. regular chili flakes). Mix the ground chicken, navy beans, and green onion into the cooled mushroom flavor base.
  • Spread the crispy chow mien noodles on a cookie sheet.
  • Shape the burger mix into four equal patties and place on the chow mein noodles, turning to coat on all sides. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or more.
  • Heat the canola oil over medium heat and cook the crispy coated burgers on each side for 5 minutes or until they register 155°F.
  • Keep warm in a low (150 °F) oven until ready to assemble.

For garnsihes & assambly

  • Mix the mayo and Gochujang and set aside for spreading on the buns.
  • Mix the cabbage, radishes, jalapeño.
  • Make the dressing by whisking the rice vinegar with the honey, oil and salt.
  • Toss the cabbage mixture, the dressing and the cilantro leaves.
  • To assemble the Burger: Lightly toast the buns and spread both sides with the Gochujang mayo. Place the Chicken and Navy Bean Burger and top with Slaw.