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WE’RE mad for burgers! But where’s the best on the Coast? We asked and you voted: Here’s the top 10 burgers in our Best of the Gold Coast 2016 series as voted by you. Chicken strips recipe healthy 10 Grill’d

Food in shopping centres is usually limited to fast food outlets who don’t know too much about what they’re feeding you. Baked chicken strips no breading Grill’d is different, with founder Simon Crowe saying the franchise began on the basis of a hunger for the finest ingredients, the friendliest staff and delicious, healthy burgers. Baked chicken tenders no breadcrumbs media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Obsessions. Homemade chicken fingers panko Photo supplied 9 Obsessions

The aptly named Obsessions serves up monster burgers that are stacked so high you may very well consider ordering one between two. How to make chicken tenders crispy One of the most popular choices is the ‘Pommy Barstuard’, a UK-inspired brekky burger stuffed with baked beans, bacon, sausages and eggs. How to make chicken strips at home media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Ze Pickle.

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Nathan Zukerman, Joey O’Day and Aaron Wilson are three blokes with one passion — creating the ultimate burger venue with the best beer and music to match. Dipping sauces for chicken fingers Ze Pickle in Burleigh Heads is the result and the hangout is legendary for its American-style burgers, craft beers and great tunes. Crunchy chicken fingers recipe media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Jamroc. Restaurant style chicken fingers Photo supplied 7 Jamroc Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Famous for its chicken — marinated for 24 hours, infused with a blend of herbs and spices and chargrilled to perfection — it’s no surprise it’s the star of every burger on the menu. Baked breaded chicken fingers media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Longboards Laidback Eatery and Bar. Breaded chicken fingers baked Photo supplied 6 Longboards Laidback Eatery & Bar

With more than 17 options, burgers are the obvious focus at Longboards. Buttermilk fried chicken fingers Whether you want to choose chicken, house-pressed wagyu, lamb patties, vegetarian or even vegan … there’s a burger for that. Chicken fingers recipe oven The most notorious is the Phat Bastard — a 1.8kg monster stuffed with grilled wagyu, bacon, pulled pork, cheese, coleslaw and salads. How to make chicken fingers like restaurants Eat at your own risk. How do you make chicken fingers media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Easy St Diner. Recipes with chicken fingers Photo supplied 5 Easy Street Diner

While their traditional born-in-the-USA burgers are the business — topped with some banging buns, for a true southern experience you can’t go past Easy Street’s po’boys. How to make baked chicken fingers Channelling one of the oldest options from New Orleans, this toasted bun comes accompanies by coleslaw and topped with your choice of maple-glazed pork belly, crispy soft shell crab, pulled beef brisket or southern fried chicken. Side dishes for chicken fingers media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Burger Bro? Photo supplied 4 Burger Bro?

Their Harbourside Market store has served more than 250,000 customers since opening … and shows no signs of slowing. What to make with chicken fingers The Biggera Waters store with the Kiwi connection even counts the Brisbane Broncos among fans who have popped in for a burger fix. Four fingers chicken recipe Try their “beached as” fish burger for something a little different, or the mother-cluckier if you’re a fan of fried chicken. How to cook chicken fingers in the oven If there’s any room post-burger, you can’t go past their OTT thickshakes. Homemade deep fried chicken fingers Let’s just say there are doughnuts involved. What goes with chicken fingers media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers The Good Wolf. Chicken fingers homemade Photo supplied 3 The Good Wolf

Don’t let the name fool you. Are chicken fingers bad for you This Miami takeaway is a tale of two menus from two chefs — healthy-eating Helen Pope and burger-loving husband Craig. Chicken fingers recipe indian It’s Craig’s bad boy ways that have won this eatery a place on the winners’ list, with his meaty meals a favourite for anyone hungry like the wolf. Jack astor’s chicken fingers recipe media_camera Louise Berznis and Louise Wahlstrom at Brooklyn Depot’s first birthday. Chicken fingers recipe in urdu Photo: Regina King 2 Brooklyn Depot

This central Surfers venue may be just one year old, but owner Michael Rose says Brooklyn Depot has quickly gained a cult following with locals and tourists alike. Chicken tenders recipe in urdu Fans flock to the 4217 outlet to get their hands on big-time burgers, shakes, loaded fries, fried chicken and mac’n’cheese. Baked chicken tenders no egg Michael says since opening, the restaurant has sold more than 140,000 burgers and served more than 172,000 people. Cooking chicken strips on stove “What we do is not a fad,” says Michael. Cooking chicken tenders on grill “Burgers are classic, people are always going to love them.” media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Bettys Burgers Winner Betty’s Burgers

“We just keep it simple,” says Caron. How to make grilled chicken strips “We use a one hundred per cent Angus beef patty, cheese, Betty special sauce, onion, lettuce and tomato in a brioche bun.

With another venue based in Noosa, Caron says they plan to open a third restaurant at Robina and a fourth, most likely interstate, by the end of this year.

“People just can’t get enough of burgers. How to cook chicken tenders on the grill media_camera Caitlin Wadsworth with one of Betty’s Burgers — voted by you as the best burgers on the Gold Coast. How to make chicken strips like popeyes Photo: John Gass

“We’ve got a third shop set to open at Robina Town Centre’s Marketplace, which is really exciting. Raising cane’s chicken fingers calories Our interstate expansion is also something we hope to achieve this year. Baked chicken tenders recipe without breadcrumbs We just keep growing, which is great.

“Even though our current shops are both in tourist areas, we get a lot of people who come in via word-of-mouth recommendations from locals. Recipe for chicken fingers baked Or they say their aunty was here last month and now they want the chance to try it.

Most famous is their frozen custard, called “concrete” because it’s set and scraped from a barrel, which has already earned iconic status in its American homeland. Simple chicken fingers recipe media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Bettys Burgers.

“Concrete is like a superdense ice cream that’s been left on the counter for 15 minutes. Dipping sauce recipes for chicken fingers It sets at about minus 7C rather than the normal minus 18C of traditional ice cream so it has that creamy consistency and mixes really well,” says Betty’s Burger owner David Hales.

Customers can mix their concrete with add-ins including cookie dough, biscotti, fairy floss, caramel popcorn, choc-coated coffee beans and more than a dozen other options.

David says Betty’s Burgers is named after his late grandmother, Betty Anderson, whose homemade burgers were famous in her day. Recipe for chicken fingers fried media_camera Best of the Gold Coast 2016: Best burgers Bettys Burgers.