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Vegan Chicken Burger Patties

Meaty and chewy, these vegan chicken patties will impress even meat-eaters! They have a crisp exterior, yet are perfectly moist and tender on the insides. These vegan chicken burgers are super easy to make too, and minimal prep work required!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Diet Halal, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 patties
Calories 156kcal
Author Meesha



  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Bring your vegetable broth to a boil, then pour it over TVP. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
    1 cup vegetable broth, 1 cup TVP
  • In a food processor, place in all ingredients including rehydrated TVP. Pulse until everything is well combined and finely chopped.
    3.5 oz brown button mushrooms, ½ cup vital wheat gluten, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, ½ teaspoon smoked paprika, 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast, salt and pepper
  • Knead the dough for 1-2 minutes.
  • Scoop out about ½ cup of mixture. Using wet hands, roll it into a compact ball, before pressing it down to a disk shape. Repeat for the remaining mixture, and you should be able to make 4 patties.
  • Bake for 40 minutes, flipping them on the halfway mark. You vegan chicken patties are ready to be enjoyed!


Helpful tips 
  • Do not over-process your mixture. They should still have some texture, not completely pureed.
  • For a chewier burger, you can knead your burger mixture for up to 5 minutes.
  • Make sure that your hands are damp when shaping vegan chicken patties. It helps prevent them from cracking at the edge.
  • Feel free to make 6-8 smaller patties instead of 4 large ones.
Storing - Vegan chicken burger will last in the fridge for 3-4 days, and in the freezer for up to 3 months. Store them in a sealed container or zip-top bag.

Reheating - To reheat, let frozen patties thaw completely in the fridge overnight, or on countertop for a few hours. You can then proceed on to heat then in the oven for 8-10 minutes, or pan-fry them for 1-2 minutes on each side.

To speed up the heating process, defrost them using your microwave's 'thaw' function, before microwaving them on high for 15-30 seconds, or until they are thoroughly heated.


Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 248IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 4mg