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Thai Turkey Burgers with Crunchy Asian Slaw

4.9 from 8 reviews

Thai Turkey Burgers infused with lemongrass, ginger and basil, served with a Crunchy Asian Slaw and Spicy Aioli. Serve this on a tasty bun, in a lettuce wrap or over grains and greens for healthy bowl.

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Ingredients

Turkey Burger:

Crunchy Asian Slaw:

Spicy Aioli:

Optional Additions: Toasted Buns, Cucumber Ribbons, pickled red onions ( yum), Pickled radishes, spicy greens like watercress, sprouts, avocado

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Combine all the burger ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well using hands. Shape into 3 burgers. Place on a plate in the fridge.
  3. Toss the slaw ingredients together in a medium bowl.
  4. Mix the spicy aioli ingredients together in a small bowl.
  5. Grill patties on a well-greased, pre-heated grill or pan-sear in a skillet until deeply golden, finishing in a warm oven.
  6. Toast the buns.
  7. Spread aioli on the bottom bun, top with the patty, then the slaw, cucumber ribbons ( optional) , more aioli, then the top bun. Enjoy!!
  8. NOTES: To make cucumber ribbons, use a veggie peeler to make long thin slices. No need to peel English or Turkish cucumbers, but do peel those with thick waxy skins. The burger patties can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to grill.

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