Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Asian Turkey Burgers with Lime Mayo

I think that the best part of being in a community of food bloggers is that there is always something mouthwatering waiting to take a spot on your next meal plan.

Wyoming has been having really odd winter weather lately.  It has been in the mid-50s but the wind has been gusting 30-40 mph all the time.  The other day, we caught a mid-afternoon break in the wind and decided to get these on the grill.  They were great for a windless Wyoming day.

Asian Turkey Burgers with Lime Mayo
slightly adapted from  Taste of Homecooking

Turkey Burgers
1 pound ground turkey breast
2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
3 green onions, thinly chopped
1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
4 burger buns
Lettuce and sliced tomato for serving

Combine the first seven ingredients in a large bowl and mix gently with your hands until just combined . Form turkey into 4 patties about 1/2 inch thick. Heat your grill and once hot, add burgers. Cook for 4-5 minutes per side.

Toast buns if desired, then top burgers with mayo and serve.

Lime Mayo

1/4 cup mayonnaise
Zest of half of a lime
Juice of half a lime

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth and combined.

I really loved these burgers.  They didn't need cheese or any other additional toppings.  They were very flavorful, and very filling.  I didn't add the sesame seeds to the burger, but we didn't miss them at all.  Jacob had his with Sriracha, but I had mine with just regular lime mayo.  It was a perfect flavor combination with the burger ingredients.

1 comment:

  1. We LOVED these. I'm glad you guys did, too.

    By the way, the "adapted from" is blank. :)