Thai Turkey Burgers

  • Yield: 4 servings

Here are a few ways to brighten up the old standby burger. A splash of soy sauce, a handful of fresh basil, or some black beans and chili powder are all it takes! Top it with a zesty relish, add some chips and paper plates, and take it outside!


1pound ground turkey (not breast)
4 green onions, minced
2tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
2teaspoons soy sauce
2teaspoons fish sauce
1teaspoon grated fresh ginger
Freshly ground black pepper
4 hamburger buns


  1. Combine the turkey, green onions, cilantro, soy sauce, fish sauce, ginger and pepper in a large bowl. Shape into 4 burgers and grill, broil or pan-fry until cooked through. Place burgers on buns and serve. Serves 4.

—Recipe by Jean Kressy

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 310
  • Fat 13g
  • Sodium 770mg
  • Carbohydrate 35g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 24g