Spring is on the way and you might already be thinking all things grilling! I use to buy the Trader Joe’s chile & lime frozen chicken burgers and enjoyed them however there’s nothing better than a homemade version..These chipotle & lime burgers are so tasty, they have just the right amount of spice to them but you can easily swap a few things out if you want to tone them down, change the jalapeno pepper to a sweet pepper and use a cajun seasoning instead of the chipotle .. I love spice so I wouldn’t change a thing and they are not too spicy I promise! Makes 4 burgers that can easily be frozen, 0SP each on both blue and purple programs and 2SP each on the green program.

Chipotle and lime chicken burgers

0-3PP, 0SP blue & purple, 2SP green
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main meals
Servings 4


  • 1 lb ground chicken *weighed raw
  • 1 Tbsp diced jalapeno pepper *If you can find chipotle pepper canned you can use that
  • 1 small stock green onion diced
  • 1 garlic clove diced
  • Juice of 1 lime *about 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp ground chipotle pepper seasoning *see picture anything similar is fine
  • Dash of salt & pepper


  • In a bowl mix all of the ingredients together, there is no breading in this recipe but they still hold well together, you can add in a little bread crumbs if you wish however it might alter the points.
  • Form into 4- 4.5-5oz patties
  • I cooked mine on the barbecue, you can also cook in a frying pan if you wish..if using a barbecue mine took approx 20 minutes, turning a few times.
  • Store burgers in the fridge, they will freeze well.


Personal Points- 0-3 depending on your 0PP foods 
Smart Points- blue & purple- 0 using WW recipe builder
Smart Points- green- 2 using WW recipe builder
Points Plus- 3 using PP calculator
Nutritional info per burger... Calories 125...Fat 2.4g...Sat fat 0g...Carbs 0.8g...Fiber 0g...Sugar 0g...Protein 24.3g using My Fitness Pal
Keyword burger, chicken, chipotle, grilling, recipes




    • Drizzle Reply

      Yes, I think they will cook well in the air fryer 🙂

  1. WOW, were these ever a hit here at home! My DH is a real fussy eater….he downed 2 of these tonight. They had great flavor, were moist, held together well and for zero points on blue…well, what’s not to love about THAT! Thank you, we loved them! I was told to “bookmark that skinny ladies page, she knows how to cook”! That would be YOU and I’ve bookmarked you! 😉

    • Drizzle Reply

      Hi Melana, awww that is such a great compliment, thank you 🙂 I am so glad you both enjoyed the burgers, they are perfect for blue & purple programs, you can even splurge and have the good bun haha

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