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30-Minute Chicken Patties

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Got leftover rotisserie chicken? Turn it into deliciously cheesy chicken patties!
30-Minute Chicken Patties

Got leftover rotisserie chicken? Turn it into deliciously cheesy chicken patties. This 10-minute prep time recipe turns ordinary chicken into delightful patties you can use to make chicken burgers, or eat as they are with a side of rice, potatoes, or salad!

30-Minute Chicken Patties

Ingredients For Chicken Patties

  • Rotisserie chicken
  • Eggs
  • Mayonnaise
  • All-purpose flour
  • Fresh dill
  • Mustard powder
  • Dry minced onion
  • Lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Panko breadcrumbs
  • Avocado oil

30-Minute Chicken Patties

How To Make 30-Minute Chicken Patties

  1. Place all ingredients except for the breadcrumbs and oil into a large mixing bowl. Mix until well combined and divide the mixture into 12 patties.
  2. Place the breadcrumbs in a shallow dish and press the patties into the crumbs until covered on all sides.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add half the oil. Wait until the oil is hot and brown half the patties on both sides until golden brown.
  4. Repeat until all patties are golden brown and crispy. Serve hot.

30-Minute Chicken Patties

Can I Make Chicken Patties Ahead Of Time?

Yes, you can make the chicken mixture, form the patties, and bread them. Refrigerate the breaded patties and brown them the next day.

How Do I Reheat Chicken Patties?

You can reheat them in the microwave, in a skillet, or for 4 minutes in the air fryer if you want them to crisp up again.

Can I Freeze Chicken Patties?

Chicken patties freeze extremely well. Just make sure they have completely cooled down before freezing them in freezer bags or an airtight container.

30-Minute Chicken Patties

30-Minute Chicken Patties

Got leftover rotisserie chicken? Turn it into deliciously cheesy chicken patties!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 14 PATTIES
Calories: 277kcal
Author: Katherine - Yummfully

Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Shallow dish
  • Large skillet or pan
  • Stove

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded leftover rotisserie chicken
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • cup mayonnaise
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 2 tsp dry minced onion
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup mozarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients except for the breadcrumbs and oil into a large mixing bowl. Mix until well combined and divide the mixture into 14 patties.
  • Place the breadcrumbs in a shallow dish and press the patties into the crumbs until covered on all sides.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add half the oil. Wait until the oil is hot and brown half the patties on both sides until golden brown.
  • Repeat until all patties are golden brown and crispy. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 0.5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 2mg

Frequently Asked Questions

What Can I Substitute For Panko Breadcrumbs?

You can use regular breadcrumbs or Italian-style breadcrumbs.

Can I Use A Different Cheese Than Mozzarella?

You can use any melty cheese of your liking. You can use your favorite cheese like cheddar or provolone.

What If I Don’t Like Dill?

You can use fresh parsley instead of dill.

Can These Patties Be Cooked In An Air Fryer Instead Of Sauteed?

Yes, they can. Start with 400 F for 10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Remember to keep an eye on her because each air fryer is different.

Is There A Gluten-Free Option For The Flour And Bread Crumbs?

Yes, you can use a gluten-free flour blend and gluten-free panko breadcrumbs!

How Can I Prevent The Patties From Falling Apart When Flipping?

Make sure you don’t skip the chilling time. This makes the patties easier to flip without falling apart.

What If The Best Way To Serve These Chicken Patties?

You can use them to make burgers or serve them as a main dish alongside a salad or with a side of rice or potatoes.

Can I Add Vegetables To The Chicken Patty Mixture?

Yes, you can add your favorite fresh veggies, but make sure you chop them finely so the patties don’t fall apart.

Can I Use Canned Chicken Instead Of Rotisserie Chicken?

It is ok to use canned chicken providing you drain it well.

What If I Only Have Raw Chicken?

You can use raw ground or diced chicken, just make sure to cook the patties until the chicken is fully cooked.

How Can I Easy Shred Chicken?

If the chicken is still warm, the easiest way to shred it is using a hand-held mixer. If the chicken is cold, using two forks works well.

30-Minute Chicken Patties

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