Carla Hall's Buffalo-Style Burger

Carla Hall prepares a delicious burger for Labor Day. (ABC News; Food styling by Karen Pickus)

From the kitchen of Carla Hall

Gather up your family for a barbeque bash. Carla Hall knows how to dish out a good burger. Give it a try this weekend!

Servings: 4-6
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: 30-60 minutes


  • For the burger:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • ?? teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1?? teaspoons freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • ?? teaspoon chile flakes
  • 1?? pounds coarsely ground chicken or turkey breast meat
  • For the slaw:
  • 4 ribs celery, 1" pieces thinly sliced on the bias
  • ?? cup red onions, very thinly sliced
  • ?? cup parsley leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ?? teaspoon lemon zest
  • ?? cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • ?? teaspoon salt
  • ?? teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • For the mayo:
  • ?? cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1-2 teaspoons honey
  • ?? teaspoon cayenne pepper

Cooking Directions

For the burger:

Melt butter in small skillet on medium low heat. Cook onions and garlic until translucent and sweet, about 3 minutes. Add hot sauce, thyme, black pepper, and chile flakes.

Fold onion mixture into ground chicken. Gently form four patties.

For the slaw:

Combine ingredients in the order they appear. Place on burger or use as a side.

For the mayo:

Mix all of the ingredients together. Spread on burger bun.

This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

Recipe courtesy of Carla Hall.

Recipe Summary

Main Ingredients: chicken, garlic

Course: dinner, lunch, sauces and marinades, main course

More Info: kids friendly