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Thai Turkey Burgers

Turkey is an excellent source of protein. If your not in the mood for a beef burger you can opt out for this turkey alternative. Our Thai Turkey Burgers are combined with some amazing ingredients to deliver a burger packed with more flavor than most beef burgers! 

In this episode of Gluten Free Tasty, Phoebe Lapine demonstrates how to make one of her favorite burger recipes: Thai turkey burgers with Sriracha Mayo. There is so much flavor in this recipe that comes from the ginger, garlic, shallots, and the cilantro. This dish works especially well for a quick weeknight meal or an on the go lunch.

 

Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground turkey (preferably dark meat)
  • 1-inch fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sriracha mayo
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 serrano pepper, ribs and seeds removed, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey mustard (or 2 teaspoons Dijon + 1 teaspoon honey)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Bibb lettuce leaves, for serving
Method
If you own a food processor, you can mince the garlic, ginger, shallot, serrano, and cilantro together by pulsing it until finely chopped. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the garlic, shallots, ginger, serrano pepper, cilantro, fish sauce, lime juice, mustard and salt. Add the chicken and mix with your hands until the vegetable mixture is incorporated, but the chicken is still coarsely combined. Form into 6 even patties, 2-inches thick, and set aside on a plate. Heat a thin layer of oil in a large nonstick skillet. Cook the burgers over medium-high heat until nicely browned and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Remove to a plate to rest for 5 minutes. Serve the turkey burgers in lettuce leaves or on toasted buns and top with a dollop of sriracha mayo. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve the remaining mayo on the side. Serves 4-6
Duration: 04:54. Last Updated On: 2015-07-16

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Information

Recipe Serves 4
Nutrition Information Based on a Single Serving
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories
175
8.75% Complete
9%
Fat
12g
18.4615384615% Complete
18%
Cholesterol
55mg
18.3333333333% Complete
18%
Sodium
712mg
30.9565217391% Complete
31%
Carbohydrates
3g
2.32558139535% Complete
2%
Fiber
0g
0.0% Complete
0%
Sugar
2g
4.0% Complete
4%
Protein
14g
27.4509803922% Complete
27%
*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dietary Needs

Dairy Free
Dairy Free
Gluten Free
Gluten Free
Lower Carbohydrate
Lower Carbohydrate
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