How to Make Grilled Turkey Burger
This grilling season cook perfectly moist, homemade grilled turkey burgers!
Posted By Savita
An ultimate to guide to making moist homemade turkey burgers. Lean turkey meat takes over any favor you add to it. So, this grilling season, bring lean and delicious grilled turkey burgers to your summer barbecue.
I love to serve, variety of burgers in barbecue parties to cater to need of every guest. Like Chickpea Burgers or Black Bean Burgers for vegetarian guests, and turkey burgers for those who don't eat red meats. Turkey meat is lean protein, easy to prepare, so no wonder lot of my guests prefer it over red meats.
Turkey is also great canvas for lot of flavor combinations. Greek burgers, Asian spiced burgers, or Jerk Spiced burgers.. Really, there are endless possibilities. So, today's post I'm not talking about toppings and kind of bread.. but all about, how to make moist and juicy grilled turkey burger patties. Once you have juicy burger patties, use your preference to eat anyway you like - make a burger, top on salad or just serve on side of hearty grilled vegetables. (more on this ahead)
- 1.2 lbs Turkey (ground 90-10, white and red fresh ground turkey)
- 3 tbsp Powdered Milk
- 2 Garlic (cloves, minced)
- 1/2 Cup White Onion (small diced)
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder (toasted and ground cumin)
- 1 tbsp Unsalted Butter
- 1/4 Cup Parsley (small chopped)
- 1/2 tsp Chili Flakes
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Oregano (dried)
- Oil Spray (for grilling)
Heat butter in a small pan. Add diced onions and minced garlic. Saute until onions are soft. (about 2-3 minutes). Add all ingredients for turkey burger patties into a wide bowl along with onion-garlic mixture.
Additional Notes:Make sure ground turkey meat is chilled, just out of refrigerator
- 2. Mix gently to combine everything together.
- 3. Form meat into four of 6 ounce (1/3 of a pound) burger patties.
Preheat the grill on high. Spray cooking spray. Place burgers on hot grill and cook until cooked through. 3-4 minute each side.
Additional Notes:Do not press patties or turn them too many times. Let cook one side, then flip to continue cooking on other side.
- 5. Serve burger style with slice of cheese, sandwich in toasted hamburger buns. Or salad style over a bowl of greens. Enjoy!