Thai Turkey Burgers with Crunchy Asian Slaw

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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.



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


  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 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 top bun. Enjoy!!
  8. NOTES: To make cucumber ribbons, use a veggie peeler to make long thing slices. No need to peel English or Turkish cucumbers, but do peel those with thick waxy skins. The burger patties can be made a ahead and refrigerated until ready to grill.

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