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Say Goodbye to Dry Chicken Burgers with This Ingredient 

This magical pantry ingredient will transform your chicken burgers (among other things). 

Published July 28, 2022.

You’ve been offered a chicken burger. You pass on said offer. No thank you.

I get it.

Chicken burgers can be . . . subpar. They can be tasteless and dry. A waste of valuable stomach real estate.

But what if I told you chicken burgers don’t have to be tasteless and dry? They can be flavorful and juicy. Seriously!

All thanks to a magical pantry ingredient: sun-dried tomato oil.

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Adding sun-dried tomato oil to your chicken patties transforms your burgers. It provides much-needed moisture as well as that sweet tomatoey flavor. It’s sure to make your chicken burgers taste sophisticated.

Exhibit A: Chicken Burgers with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Goat Cheese, and Balsamic Glaze


Take a deep dive into achieving burger greatness. The Ultimate Burger covers updated classics, regional favorites, homemade everything (from meat blends to pretzel buns), and craft-burger creations, plus fries and other sides and frosty drinks.

Sun-dried tomato oil comes in handy in other ways too. Sadly it often goes to waste, but it makes for a great finishing oil when drizzled over fish or grilled veggies. You can even use the oil for a quick and easy salad dressing.

So what do you say? With sun-dried tomato oil, chicken burgers deserve a second chance.

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