Asian Turkey Burgers

One of my favorite turkey burger recipes is this Asian inspired version; I like mine with all the toppings!

I’m thinking that if I know I’m going to take a picture I need to use fresh pineapple next time; that canned stuff doesn’t have much color. 🙂

Asian Turkey Burgers

Sauce:

6 tablespoons ketchup

2 tablespoons apricot preserves

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

Burgers:

1/4 cup apricot preserves

1/2 teaspoon soy sauce

1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

salt & black pepper

2 tablespoons finely crushed cracker crumbs

1 pound ground turkey

Mix preserves, soy sauce, ginger, garlic powder, onion powder, salt & pepper until well blended. Add crumbs and ground turkey and mix evenly.

Shape into 4 patties and cook in a heated skillet with a little vegetable oil till browned on both sides and cooked through.

Serve burgers on toasted buns topped with sauce and your choice of additional toppings.

Additional Toppings:

julienned water chestnuts

pineapple rings

thinly sliced onion

juilienned sweet red peppers

sandwich slaw

whatever you like!

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