Chicken Burgers Stuffed with Blue Cheese & Buffalo Sauce

a stuffed chicken burger on a teal plate with French fries on a table

This post is part of a burger grill giveaway hosted by GirlCarnivore but my Chicken Burgers Stuffed with Blue Cheese & Buffalo Sauce awesomeness is all my own.

Just in time for grilling season this ground chicken burger stuffed with buffalo sauce and blue cheese is sure to be a hit at your next grill out. A mashup between a classic cheesy stuffed burger and your favorite buffalo chicken wings, these chicken burgers are made by stuffing buffalo sauce, cream cheese, and blue cheese inside the burger!

I am so excited to share my creation for this years Burger Month hosted by the lovely Girl Carnivore because this Buffalo Chicken Burgers Recipe absolutely rocks. The best part about me joining up with some fellow food bloggers for burger month is that there is an amazing giveaway that you can enter to win all in celebration of burgers! Last year I shared my awesome Prosciutto Pesto Burger and we handed out some awesome prizes and I think that this year is even better! So make sure you scroll all the way down past the recipe to sign up! And if you are looking for even more burger recipes make sure to check out burgermonth.com!

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Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Alright so I have created an amazing ground chicken burger stuffed with cheesy buffalo goodness.

So yes I know stuffed burgers can be a tad intimidating but I took a lot of step by step pictures so that you can rock these on the grill like a pro!

As far as an over the top burger goes I would consider this one fairly simple. I hope that makes sense… so join me as I show you how to create this delicious burger and remember to sign up for the giveaway before it closes!

chicken burger stuffed with buffalo and blue cheese on a teal plate with French fries

How to make a stuffed burger with ground chicken

Start by preparing your buffalo cheese filling! In either a small bowl or in a sandwich sized ziplock bag whisk/mash together buffalo sauce, blue cheese, and cream cheese until fully combined. The mixture will be a little chunky do to the nature of the blue cheese. If you make the mixture in the bowl for ease of filling the burgers transfer to a sandwich size ziplock bag and cut off the tip to ‘pipe’ onto the chicken. (Or just scoop with a spoon).

3 picture collage showing the buffalo cheese filling being made and the ingredients for the ground chicken burger

Now to prepare the chicken burgers. Cover a platter/plate/tray with a piece of wax or parchment paper to keep the burgers from sticking to the plate. In a large bowl combine the ground chicken, egg, and quick oats until just combined.

Divide the chicken mixture in to 4 sections to make 4 burgers. From each of the chicken sections take 1/3 of the mixture and set aside, these pieces will be used to cover the filling.

Take the larger chicken sections and form 4 patties about 1/2 thick, beware if they are too thin the filling has a larger chance of coming out while cooking. Place on the wax paper.

Pipe or scoop 1/4 of the buffalo cheese filling onto the center of the 4 chicken patties.

3 picture collage of burger being filled with buffalo cheese filling

Now take the remaining chicken and with each section form a smaller patty and cover over top the buffalo filling.

Gently press and smooth the ground chicken together sealing in the filling.

3 picture collage of burgers being filled with buffalo cheese filling and being sealed shut

Transfer burgers to the freezer to rest 10-15 minutes while you pre-heat your grill to medium. Letting the burgers rest in the freezer to cool/freeze slightly helps transfer the burger to the grill. The chicken burgers are awfully soft and can easily puncture which causes the filling to come out, so I recommended to try not to skip this step if possible, I would also try not to let the burgers freeze for longer than 20 minutes so they don’t freeze solid.

Same philosophy with cooking over a medium heat. Because the burgers are stuffed keep the heat at medium (or even medium-low) to avoid the burger getting too hot to fast which would cause uneven cooking and for the filling to bubble out. Stuffed burgers just need to be handled a little differently than a normal burger. 

Once grill is hot transfer burger patties to grill over direct heat. Cook 7-8 minutes on one side. Flip and cook another 7-8 minutes, until burgers are fully cooked. Be very carefully when flipping burgers as to not puncture through the patties!

Stuffed Buffalo Chicken burgers cooking on a charcoal grill
I did these burgers on both a charcoal and a gas grill, if you have a gas grill it will be easier because it is easier to control the temperature. If you are using a charcoal grill be careful for hot spots and it might be harder to keep the grill a consistent temperature.

Serve chicken burgers on hamburger buns topped with romaine leaves, tomato slices, red onion slices, and a drizzle of ranch dressing (and extra buffalo sauce if you like it really spicy).

ranch dressing being drizzled on a buffalo chicken burger

Side Dishes that would go well this Buffalo Chicken Burgers Recipe

FRIES! Is that a no brainer? Honestly I had made these with frozen fries from the store but Baked Wedge Fries or even Crispy Baby Potatoes are easy to make.

Salads, keep it fresh and choose a salad like my Healthier Bacon Ranch Potato Salad (how perfect for a buffalo burger right?!), Marinated Chickpea Chopped Salad, or Two Bean Mediterranean Salad

Or keep it healthy with vegetables like my Grilled Pesto Carrots or Roasted Broccoli.

stuffed chicken burger on a teal plate with French fries

hand holding half a stuffed buffalo chicken burger showing filling

stuffed buffalo chicken burger cut in half and stacked to show filling coming out

TIPS & TRICKS

• if you are looking for more spice add more buffalo sauce to the burger after grilling

• ground chicken is soft, meaning that these can be tough to transfer when still raw, that is why I recommend a resting period in the freezer to get them just starting to freeze, the transfer like a charm and I never had an issue with the stuffing coming out this way

• use caution when flipping the burgers, this is another point in the process when the filling risks coming coming out

• chicken doesn’t brown quite the same as other meats, like beef plus since its leaner it is more likely to stick to the grill so I highly recommend greasing your grill

Chicken Burgers Stuffed with Blue Cheese & Buffalo Sauce

Chicken Burgers Stuffed with Blue Cheese & Buffalo Sauce

Yield: 4 burgers
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Rest Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 41 minutes

Ground Chicken Burgers Stuffed with Buffalo Sauce & Blue Cheese served on a bun with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, and a ranch dressing drizzle!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 2oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoon buffalo sauce
  • 2 pounds ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup quick oats

For Serving:

  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 4-8 leaves romaine lettuce
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing

Instructions

  1. Prepare your buffalo cheese filling, in a small bowl whisk together buffalo sauce, blue cheese, and cream cheese until fully combined. For ease of filling transfer to a sandwich size ziplock bag and cut off the tip to 'pipe' onto the chicken.*
  2. Prepare the burgers. Cover a platter/plate with a piece of wax or parchment paper to keep the burgers from sticking to the plate. In a large bowl combine the ground chicken, egg, and quick oats until just combined. Divide the chicken mixture in to 4 sections to make 4 burgers. From each of the chicken sections take 1/3 of the mixture and set aside, these pieces will be used to cover the filling.
  3. Take the larger chicken sections and form 4 patties about 1/2 thick, beware if they are too thin the filling has a larger chance of coming out while cooking. Place on the wax paper.
  4. Pipe or scoop 1/4 of the buffalo cheese filling onto the center of the 4 chicken patties.
  5. Take the remaining chicken and form each pieces into 4 smaller patties and cover over top the buffalo filling. Gently press and smooth the ground chicken together sealing in the filling.
  6. Transfer burgers to the freezer to rest 10-15 minutes while you pre-heat your grill to medium.**
  7. Transfer burger patties to grill over direct heat. Cook 7-8 minutes on one side. Flip and cook another 7-8 minutes, until burgers are fully cooked.
  8. Serve chicken burgers on hamburger buns topped with romaine leaves, tomato slices, red onion slices, and a drizzle of ranch dressing (and extra buffalo sauce if you like it really spicy).

Notes

*You can also make the filling straight in a sandwich size ziplock bag or skip the bag and scoop the filling, either works great.

**Letting the burgers rest in the freezer to cool/freeze slightly helps transfer the burger to the grill, the chicken burgers are awfully soft and can easily puncture which causes the filling to come out, so I recommended to try not to skip this step if possible. Same philosophy with cooking over a medium heat, because the burgers are stuffed keep the heat at medium to avoid the burger getting too hot to fast which would cause uneven cooking and for the filling to bubble out.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 816 Total Fat: 49g Saturated Fat: 14g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 31g Cholesterol: 318mg Sodium: 1031mg Carbohydrates: 32g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 7g Protein: 63g
Nutritional data is automated, final nutritional information will depend on ingredients used and any changes made.
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28 Replies to “Chicken Burgers Stuffed with Blue Cheese & Buffalo Sauce”

  1. Oh this is epic all right! WOW we love blue cheese and buffalo sauce and what a brilliant idea on a chicken burger! This is going to be first on the list to make for Memorial Day weekend .. what awesome mouth watering photos~

    1. Thank you! It would be so perfect for Memorial Day Weekend!

  2. This burger is right up my alley!! I LOVE buffalo anything!! And your burgers cooked up beautifully!

    1. Thanks so much! I have such a soft spot for buffalo sauce!

  3. Oh girl you are speaking my love language with this burger – YUM!

    1. haha we speak the same love language!

  4. That looks really amazing! We make a turkey burger and use a cast iron griddle to give the burger more support and caramelization. I love blue cheese/buffalo flavor so I know this will make our summer menu rotation.

    1. This burger would work so well in a cast iron, such a great recommendation! Sometimes working with the lean poultry can be so challenging!

  5. Buffalo cheese stuffing AND blue cheese sauce? Oh man, that sounds like heaven!

    1. haha very close to heaven!

  6. Blue cheese, buffalo sauce and chicken are three of my favourite things! This burger sounds fabulous and I can’t wait to try it!

    1. Hope you do try it! It is a fun change up from a regular burger!

  7. I love blue cheese and am always looking for ways to make chicken more exciting! This is the perfect chicken burger for me!

    1. Chicken burgers definitely need to be exciting and the blue cheese totally does that!

  8. Love the instructions and all the flavors!! Great Job!!

    1. Thanks! I wanted to make sure stuffed burgers didn’t seem too intimidating!

  9. I love buffalo chicken dipped in blue cheese. But putting the sauce inside the burger? What! So Good!

    1. Thanks so much! I was so happy they turned out!

  10. That is one scrumptious looking burger! The stuffing sounds yummy and love that dressing drizzle!

    1. Thanks so much! 🙂

  11. What an awesome combination and I love the tips about freezing them beforehand!

  12. Love the flavor combinations in your burger!

  13. A home run of a burger! So delicious and the buffalo flavor is amazing!

    1. Thanks so much Eileen!

  14. Burgers with blue cheese dressing are one of my favorites!

    1. Thanks! So good right!

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