Asian Ginger Turkey Burgers

Asian Ginger Turkey Burgers

Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, MS, RD, Grain Foods Foundation
When you think turkey burger, a spicy mango mayonnaise probably doesn't come to mind. We're rethinking these favorite weeknight eats with an asian-inspired revamp.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian, Burger
Servings 4 people


Mango Cilantro Mayonnaise

  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 medium mango peeled and diced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • ground black pepper to taste

Turkey Burger Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground turkey breast meat only
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 2 Tbsp plain bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp ginger root minced
  • 1 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • pinch red pepper
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • lettuce and fresh cilantro
  • 4 kaiser rolls or hamburger buns halved


  • In a medium bowl, combine lime juice, mayonnaise and honey; stir in mango, cilantro and black pepper. Cover; store in refrigerator until ready to use.
  • Heat oven broiler.
  • In a large bowl, mix turkey with onions, bread crumbs, peanut butter, ginger, soy sauce, garlic, red pepper and black pepper. Form into four to six patties; cook under broiler, about 4 minutes each side or until medium well.
  • Spread mango mayonnaise on rolls halves; top with patties, lettuce, fresh cilantro and roll top.


Try this tasty recipe for Asian Ginger Turkey Burgers, which is not only packed with grains but is also under 500 calories.
Keyword burger, Fruit, ginger, Kaiser Rolls, mango, Peanut Butter, soy sauce, Turkey
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