Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Recipe: Amazing Asian Chicken Burger

Asian Chicken Burgers - Peaks Coaching Group

Every summer evening the air is filled with the wafting fragrance of grills all over town. Burgers are such a delicious staple of our cuisine, and there's no end to the varieties to be enjoyed! PCG nutritionist Anne Guzman shares one of her favorites. Let us know what you think!

Amazing Asian Chicken Burgers


  • 1 pound ground chicken or turkey
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon tamari sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Mix all ingredients and form into four patties. Fry or grill. Serve on toasted buns with wasabi ketchup (recipe below).

Wasabi Ketchup

  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoons wasabi paste
Mix and serve with burgers.

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Anne Guzman is a PCG nutritionist, a registered holistic nutritionist, and a sports nutrition consultant with a degree in kinesiology. Her passion lies in sports nutrition for endurance athletes, as well as general health and wellness. Anne raced full time on the women’s professional circuit in North America with some bouts in Europe from 2008 until 2011, and before cycling was a provincial and CIAU champion and national bronze medalist as a Varsity Freestyle Wrestler. Currently Anne works with athletes to help them reach their potential by combining their own training plans with her nutrition plans. Anne believes that many athletes undermine their intense detailed training regimes by not backing them with sound nutrition. Her personal experience as a cyclist and athlete is a great asset to her business as she understands the needs and nuances that come with the sport. Anne can be contacted through PeaksCoachingGroup.com or at info@peakscoachinggroup.com. Read more nutrition advice on her blog.
Image credit: Traegergrills.com