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Tangy Chicken Bacon Burger with Crispy Onion Strings

These Tangy Chicken Bacon Burger with Crispy Onion Strings are fast and easy to make, and are topped with a tangy, creamy steak sauce that brings out the flavor of the chicken, with crispy onion straws that are simply amazing!
Course: Main
Author: Kristi


  • 2 hamburger buns
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 6 slices peppered bacon* cooked
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 slices Pepper Jack cheese
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 1 to 2 cups onion straws
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup A-1 steak sauce
  • 2 tablespoons horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon mustard



  • Mix mayonnaise, A-1 steak sauce, horseradish and mustard together, and set aside until ready to use.


  • Cook bacon until done, set aside to drain.
  • Heat grill on high until hot. Once hot, turn down to medium-high.
  • Slather melted butter onto the inside of the top and bottom hamburger buns, and place on hot grill until bun achieves grill marks. Remove and set aside.
  • Pound chicken breasts with mallet until 1/2 inch thick. Season with salt and pepper on one side.
  • Place chicken on grill and cook until 1/2 way done. Turn chicken, and cook on opposite side until chicken is done throughout. Place 2 slices of cheese on each chicken breast, and cover until cheese is melted. Remove from heat.
  • Layer burger in the following order: bottom bun, chicken, sauce, bacon, tomato, crispy onion straws, and top with top bun.
  • Serve.


*I cook my bacon on a sheet pan in the oven, set at 400 degrees for 12-18 minutes until crispy.