Melanie Marino is an accredited practicing dietitian based in Melbourne, Australia. 


Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Makes 12


Chicken patties:

1 kg chicken mince

½ cup grated carrot

½ cup finely chopped onion

½ cup diced celery

Wholemeal or sour dough hamburger buns, split

English spinach leaves

Tomato slices

Snow pea sprouts

Strips of capsicum

Thai sweet chilli sauce


Place chicken, carrot, onion and celery in a bowl and mix to combine.  Divide mixture into 12 portions and shape each portion into a flat patty.  Cook patties on a foil-lined grill tray under a preheated grill on medium-high, or on a barbecue hot plate, for 5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown on both sides and cooked through.  Meanwhile, toast the bread rolls.  Assemble rolls with English spinach, tomato, cooked chicken patty, snow pea sprouts and capsicum.  Serve with chilli sauce on the side.

Nutritional Information

Energy kJ (Cal) 2735 (653)

Carbohydrate (g) 84

Protein (g) 39

Fat (g) 18