50 Chicken Burger Toppings to Fall in Love With

These chicken burger toppings go hand-in-hand with a tender grilled chicken breast or a crispy breaded patty. There’s sweet, tangy, creamy, crunchy, and everything in between to compliment each soft and succulent mouthful.

Chicken Burger Toppings

Always have inspiration on hand with my chicken burger toppings list. You can get it for free using the link below.

Pin it to your refrigerator, or keep it in your recipe binder. When you want to make chicken burgers, pull this out and get excited!

Chicken burger toppings (list)

If you’re here, I’m sure you’ve already got a chicken burger recipe in mind. If not, try my panko-crusted chicken burger recipe. Coated in panko breadcrumbs and stacked in a sweet brioche bun with a parmesan-lemon-basil sauce, it is so tender and delicious.

Popular Chicken Burger Toppings

Some ingredients just work, not just in chicken burgers but most burgers. You’ll no doubt find these on restaurant menus. For tried and tested toppings, start here.

  • Tomato
  • Lettuce
  • Onion
  • Avocado
  • Cheese (see cheese section for specific cheese suggestions)
  • Honey Mustard
  • Spinach
  • Pickles
  • Mayo
  • Pesto

Cheeses That Pair Well with Chicken

From the moment I see melted cheese in a burger, I can’t resist! These cheeses compliment the tenderness and succulence of grilled chicken really well.

  • Emmental
  • Swiss
  • Blue Cheese
  • Asiago
  • Parmesan
  • Fontina
  • Comté
  • Mozzarella
  • Gouda
  • Feta


Whether you like your sauces hot or tangy, sweet or spicy, these are some great choices for your chicken burger. You should be able to find most, if not all, in your local supermarket, if you don’t have time to make your own.

  • BBQ Sauce
  • Garlic Parmesan
  • Lemon Basil
  • Sriracha or Hot Sauce
  • Salsa
  • Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Spiced Yogurt
  • Gochujang (Red Chili Paste) Sauce or Glaze
  • Cilantro-Lime Mayo
  • Pomegranate Molasses

More Topping Ideas

The magic doesn’t stop at classics, cheese, and sauces! Here are plenty more topping ideas to try in your chicken burger.

  • Guacamole
  • Marinated Artichoke Hearts
  • Sundried Tomatoes
  • Bacon
  • Fried Egg
  • Caramelized Onions
  • Sauteed Mushrooms
  • Teriyaki Glaze
  • Roasted Peppers
  • Olives
  • Pickled Cabbage
  • Spiced Sour Cream
  • Hummus
  • Grilled Pineapple
  • Mango
  • Carrot Slaw
  • Apple Slaw
  • Fresh Herbs
  • Microgreens
  • Truffle Oil

Some of My Favorite Chicken Topping Combos

  • Parmesan-Lemon-Basil Chicken Burger: parmesan+fresh basil+garlic+lemon juice+mayo panko-crusted chicken burger.
  • Avocado-Bacon Burger: avocado+bacon+Swiss cheese+mustard+mayo+lettuce+tomato
  • BBQ Chicken Burger: BBQ sauce + crispy bacon + cheddar
  • Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Burger: sun-dried tomato mayo + gouda+ lettuce + tomato
  • Simple Spicy Burger: sriracha slaw + lettuce + tomato
  • Italian-Inspired Chicken Burger: pesto + roasted peppers + mozzarella + arugula
  • Mexican-Inspired Chicken Burger: avocado + grilled corn and chipotle mayo
  • Greek-Inspired Chicken Burger: feta+red onion+kalamata olives
  • Korean Fried Chicken Burger: Gochujang glaze + lime-chili cabbage slaw

Chicken burgers bring something different and really special to the party. With these toppings, you can create burgers for all tastes and preferences.

Do you have a favorite topping that I missed, or did you love one of the suggestions above? Let me know in the comments below. Also, help yourself to my free downloadable printable.

Chicken burger toppings (list)

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