Chicken Ranch with Halloumi Cheese Burgers

October 1, 2020
Created by Harmons
1 hour
Serves 6
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, packed
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, packed
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves packed
  • 3 Tbsp shelled pistachios, toasted
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 shallot
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tsp red chile flakes
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Chicken Burgers
  • Canola oil
  • 6 Harmons chicken ranch patties
  • 6 oz halloumi cheese, sliced 1/2" thick
  • 6 piquillo peppers, butterflied
  • 6 burger buns

In bowl of a food processor with blade attachment, add all pesto ingredients and blend until smooth. Set aside.

Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium heat. Clean and oil grill grate.

Grill chicken patties until grill marks appear, 8-10 minutes. Turn over and cook on second side until grill marks appear and a meat thermometer registers 165°, 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

Oil grill grate and add halloumi slices in a single layer. Cook until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes. Add piquillo peppers and cook until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes. Add buns and cook until toasted, 2 minutes.

To assemble, spread pesto on one side of each bun and layer chicken patties, halloumi, and piquillo pepper slices.