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Homemade Breakfast Chicken Sausage

PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 6 minutes
YIELD: 10 patties

This delicious and easy chicken breakfast sausage recipe is tender and packed with flavor! Makes a perfect egg-free breakfast.Recipe by What Great Grandma Ate!


  • 1½ Natural Delights Pitted Medjool Dates
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 2 tsp fresh sage finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • Optional: 1/2-1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp ghee or your favorite cooking oil


  1. Finely chop the dates with a sharp knife and then combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Grease your hands, then form into about 10 small patties.
  3. Heat ghee on a skillet over medium-high heat. Pan-fry the patties for 3 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  4. Rest for a few minutes, then enjoy warm.

Nutritional analysis per serving:

Calories: 90, Fat: 5g, Fiber: 1g, Sodium: 145g, Carbohydrates: 3g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 8g

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.