This mouthwatering grilled chicken filet burger is the perfect chicken burger. Basted in garlic butter and lemon and topped with grilled peaches, this chicken breast stays moist and delicious. It is perfect for summer grilling!!

A grilled chicken burger on a paper plate.

(*This post is sponsored by Foster Farms Air Chilled Chicken. All juicy, mouthwatering opinions are my own.)

Heat your grill and prepare a grilled chicken burger the whole family will love! If you love chicken as much as we do, you will also want to check out these gluten free chicken recipes.

If you have been following my blog for a while, you know I love Foster Farms Chicken and that I use it weekly when making family meals. Their air-chilled chicken is full of flavor. If you aren’t familiar with air chilling, it is a special process of cooling chicken without using water. Since chicken doesn’t absorb water, you don’t get diluted chicken juices.

Serve this burger with my crispy Gluten Free Beer Battered Fried Onion Rings!

My husband and son love this recipe! I’ve made this a few times recently and they still love it! Definitely my son’s favorite!”

beth, blog comment
A grilled chicken breast on a gluten free bun.

Air-chilling has many benefits, including better taste and texture. It also cooks much faster, making it perfect for busy weeknights!

The secret of this recipe is garlic butter, lots of it. This allows the flavor to cook in the chicken while keeping it moist.

A package of Foster Farm's Chicken.

For this recipe, I don’t use chicken sauce. I let the chicken sit with melted butter, lemon, garlic, salt, and pepper for about 15 minutes, then continue to baste the chicken breasts in this mixture as it grills.

One of the stars of this recipe is the grilled peaches. I love to grill fruit and include it in recipes. Grilling caramelizes the natural sugars in the fruit, and the flavors combine beautifully in this grilled chicken recipe.

What you need to make this recipe:

  • Thinly Sliced Chicken Breasts
  • Butter – use vegan butter if you are dairy-free
  • Garlic – freshly minced or jarred minced garlic are both fine to use.
  • My homemade Gluten Free Hamburger Buns recipe!

Step-By-Step Photos and Directions:

Raw chicken breasts on a plate with seasoning.

Step 1: Remove the chicken and place it on a plate. Add salt and pepper.

Step 2: Brush the chicken with melted butter and garlic. Allow the chicken to sit for 15 minutes. While you are waiting, preheat the grill. Add sliced peaches to your grill and grill for 3 minutes on each side.

Step 3: Add the chicken to the grill. Baste the chicken with more of the melted butter and garlic mixture.

Step 4: Grill the chicken for 5 minutes, then turn it over and grill it for another 5 minutes. Check the internal temperature. When it reaches 165 degrees F, it is done grilling.

Now, we are ready for the family to make their grilled chicken filet burgers! Grab a gluten free bun, grilled peaches, mayo, and lettuce, and make your burgers.

A grilled chicken burger on a paper plate. The burger has a bite taken out.

Serve this chicken filet burger as sliders with these Gluten Free Honey Rolls or as a burger with my fluffy Gluten Free Burger Buns. If you are grain-free, try these Keto Buns.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do you know when the chicken is done?

Your chicken is cooked when it has an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

How do you grill the perfect chicken breast?

The secret to a great grilled chicken breast is to marinade it and then baste it while cooking. This is why I baste my chicken several times while it is grilling.

Can you use vegan butter?

You can use vegan butter in this recipe to keep it dairy-free.

How long will grilled chicken keep?

These grilled chicken filets will keep fresh for up to 4 days in an airtight container or up to 4 months in the freezer.

For that time of the year, you can also cook chicken or these Frozen Burger Patties in the Oven. I share all of the tips and tricks in that article. Try rubbing the chicken with this fantastic coffee rub for steak. If you love grilling as much as we do, this homemade salmon burger is tasty!

More Gluten-Free Dinner Recipes:

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a grilled chicken breast burger on a paper plate

Grilled Chicken Filet Burgers

Sandi Gaertner
Delicious moist grilled chicken filet burgers topped with grilled peaches. This is a great chicken burger any time! Use a grill or you can grill these chicken burgers stovetop.
5 from 6 votes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Gluten Free Dinner Recipes, Meal Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 238 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound thinly sliced chicken breasts
  • 2 large peaches sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup lettuce

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your grill to 400º F. See my notes below for stovetop grilling instructions.
  • Place the raw chicken on a plate and salt and pepper both sides.
  • In a small bowl, melt the butter and garlic together.
  • Brush onto both sides of the chicken and allow to sit 15 minutes.
  • Slice peaches and put aside on a plate.
  • Add the chicken to the grill and cook 5 minutes each side. Next, grill the peach slices for 2 minutes each side and remove from the heat.
  • Check the internal temperature of the chicken to ensure it is 165º F when done.
  • Top your burger with the grilled peaches.

Video

Notes

1. If you are trying to keep this low calorie, you can use olive oil and garlic instead of garlic butter.
2. These grilled chicken filets will keep up to 4 days in an air-tight container, or up to 4 months in the freezer.
To cook stovetop:
Heat a grill pan or cast-iron skillet. Follow the same directions but cook on the pan for 5 minutes, then flip the chicken over. It may need more time depending on how thick your chicken filets are. You want the internal temperature to read 165º F when they are fully cooked.

SPECIAL NOTE

Please know that every gluten free flour blend has a different starch to grain ratio. If you use a blend I didn’t test, you may need to adjust your moisture levels in your baked goods.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 238kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 20gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 377mgPotassium: 428mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 335IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 61mgIron: 1mg
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17 Comments

  1. I’m having trouble finding bread, buns, etc that aren’t too dense. I have even tried making some bread but haven’t had success yet. Do you have any suggestions that you like the best?

    1. Hi Sharon, I love Franz and Trader Joe’s brands…also Canyon Bakehouse. The secret is to pop the buns in the microwave for 25-35 seconds. It softens the buns right up!

  2. This looks amazing. I can’t wait to make it. I have a citrus allergy also. Any suggestions on what to use to replace the lemon. I was thinking balsamic vinegar glaze but, I’m not sure. I would be using vegan butter too.

  3. 5 stars
    My husband and son love this recipe! I’ve made this a few times recently and they still love it! Definitely my son’s favorite!

  4. look at those perfect grill marks! we love a good chicken sandwich, especially as we look to incorporate less red meat into our diets