Thai-Inspired Turkey Burgers

Thai-Inspired Turkey Burgers


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About this recipe: Thai flavours make these turkey burgers absolutely delicious. Serve on warmed baps with sweet chilli sauce and coconut mint mayonnaise.


Serves: 8 

  • 225g (8 oz) mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons desiccated coconut, finely chopped
  • small handful chopped fresh mint
  • 1kg (2 1/4 lb) minced turkey
  • 250g (9 oz) breadcrumbs
  • 100ml (4 fl oz) Thai peanut sauce
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 2 spring onions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 dessertspoon soy sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 dessertspoon lemon juice
  • 1 dessertspoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco
  • 8 baps, split and toasted

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, coconut and mint. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together turkey, breadcrumbs, Thai peanut sauce, curry paste, spring onions, parsley, soy sauce, garlic, lemon juice, lime juice and hot sauce. Be careful not to over-mix. Divide into 8 equal size balls. Flatten into patties about 2.5cm (1 in) thick.
  3. Preheat the barbecue for medium high heat.
  4. Lightly oil the cooking grate. Barbecue burgers for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until well done. Serve on toasted baps with coconut mint mayonnaise.


Don't have a barbecue? Cook these under the grill. Also, feel free to use minced chicken, if desired.

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