Double Chicken Burger | Weeknight Dinner Sensation

 Quick weeknight dinners are trending! You do not need to be a culinary genius to pull off this picture perfect  dinner. The best part is burgers are popular on any dinner table any day! The crunch of the chicken effortlessly complements the bbq purple coleslaw and the crispy golden potato wedges . What’s not to love?


  • 5 hamburger rolls
  • 5 lemon wedges
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 4 tablespoons butter/margarine
  • ½  red onion sliced

For the chicken:
  • 5 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 ½  cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
(For the coating)
  • 1 ½  cups plain flour 
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp chilli powder(optional)
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
For the coleslaw:
  • 2  cups shredded red cabbage
  • 2 medium sized carrots (one grated)
  • 8 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp castor sugar
  • 1 red onion sliced
For the potatoes 
  • 2 packets of frozen potato wedges 
  • 6 tablespoons oil

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius.
  2. Place the frozen potatoes on a baking tray and drizzle them with oil and lightly sprinkle some salt.
  3. Bake them for about 45 minutes (till they are golden and crispy).
  4. Slice each of the chicken breasts in half.
  5. Season the chicken breasts with salt and black pepper.
  6. In heavy base pan , place enough oil for deep frying and switch on the stove to medium-high heat, so the oil gets hot.
  7. Soak  the chicken breasts in the buttermilk for 15 minutes.
  8. Combine the ingredients for the coating.
  9. When the oil is hot, individually coat each chicken breast in the flour coating before placing it in the  hot oil.
  10. Depending on the size of the pan, the chicken breasts can be fried in batches of two or three for about six minutes on each side.
  11. In the meantime, combine all the ingredients for the coleslaw in a large bowl.
  12. Slice the burger rolls and lightly toast them in a saucepan with about 1 tablespoon of butter.
  13. Place an equal amount of the grated cheese on 5 of the 10 chicken breasts and place them in the microwave for about 2 minutes to melt the cheese.
  14. To assemble the burgers, start by placing some coleslaw on the bottom half of the burger bun then the chicken without the cheese, then some more coleslaw and then the chicken breast with the cheese. Place some coleslaw on the top half of the burger roll. Repeat this with the other burgers.
  15. Serve the burgers with the grilled potatoes and any sauces of your choice!