RECIPE: This delicious Buttermilk Fried Chicken Burger is sure to be a hit at your next BBQ

Before your next summer get-together, try your hand at this delicious BBQ favorite – the classic Buttermilk Fried Chicken Burger!

Enjoy the nice weather ? With all the amazing sunshine we’ve been getting lately, it really is the perfect opportunity to break out the BBQ and invite your friends over for a fun get-together in the garden.

But before any summer evening, a menu filled with great food and delicious drinks is absolutely essential, especially during barbecue season.

To help you get started, we’ve prepared the ultimate buttermilk fried chicken burger recipe that’s sure to please your guests this summer. Quick and easy to prepare, you’re just four simple steps away from enjoying this delicious barbecue classic.

And if you consider your grilling skills to be first-class, why not put those barbecue skills to the test to WIN an amazing prize?

Heinz gives you the chance to do just that with Ireland’s Best Homemade Burger Contestwith a €1,500 holiday voucher to be won for the winner.

To enter and TO WIN, all you have to do is create a delicious homemade burger, using the unmistakable taste of Heinz Tomato Ketchup. Then share your tasty burger creation with us by scanning the QR Code below, or on social media using the hashtag #HeinzBestBurgerIreland. Be sure to tag @HeinzIRL too and include your own nickname in the caption (so we can contact you if you’re the lucky winner!).

If your burger appears on our photowall HERE, you will be entered into the draw for TO WIN the holiday voucher of €1,500.

In the meantime, here’s a delicious buttermilk fried chicken burger recipe to get you started…


  • 4 chicken breasts, skin removed
  • 350ml buttermilk
  • 100g plain flour

  • 4 slices of fresh goat cheese, 1/2 inch thick each

  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

  • To season: 1 teaspoon of paprika and 2 teaspoons of cayenne pepper
  • To serve: your favorite burger toppings and Heinz Tomato Ketchup


Step 1:

Spread each chicken breast between 2 pieces of cling film and flatten it with a rolling pin until it is 2 cm thick. Then add to a bowl with the buttermilk, completely cover each piece and let cool overnight.

2nd step:

Combine flour, oregano, paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder and seasoning in a large plate. Remove the chicken pieces from the buttermilk and roll them in the seasoned flour.

Step 3:

Cook the chicken in a large skillet for 4-5 minutes until nicely browned.

Step 4:

Serve with your favorite toppings, Heinz Tomato Ketchup and enjoy!

Give him some Heinz! Let’s cook the Irish. Submit your #HeinzBestBurgerIreland photos this summer to WIN a €1,500 holiday voucher. See all entries so far HERE.