Asian Ginger Turkey Burgers

Recipes | Dinner, Lunch
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yields: 4 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.


  • Mango Cilantro Mayonnaise Ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1 medium mango peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Turkey Burger Ingredients:
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast meat only
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 2 tablespoons plain bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon ginger root minced
  • 1 tablespoon 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

Try this tasty recipe for Asian Ginger Turkey Burgers, which is not only packed with grains but is also under 500 calories.


  1. 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.
  2. Heat oven broiler.
  3. 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.
  4. Spread mango mayonnaise on rolls halves; top with patties, lettuce, fresh cilantro and roll top.