Asian Turkey Burgers Recipe

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Jeanette Saskowski uses garlic, ginger and soy sauce to turn ground turkey into moist tender patties. "They're winners at my house," says the Antioch, Tennessee cook. Plus, the flavorful fare is frugal as well at only 45¢ a burger.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 ounces ground turkey

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 233 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 448mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0g fiber), 17g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix just until combined. Shape into four patties. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook turkey over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reaches 165°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Asian Turkey Burgers in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p41

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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k_s9 218602
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2015

"Has anyone tried these with chicken?"

Aidenmaddiemom 61940
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"These are delicious, moist, and flavorful. I like to use hoisin sauce instead of ketchup as a topping."

Chris1414 205439
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2013

"I love this recipe. I have made it three times in the last ten days. I prefer topping it with hoisin sauce (and also dipping it in hoisin sauce). However, my boyfriend prefers it with ketchup. We both enjoy this burger very much. It's easy to make and very flavorful. I love the taste of the ginger in the burger."

ColleenaG 61939
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2012

"This is the third time making this family loves it. I would not changed anything; however, I agree that serving it with hoisin sauce is the best."

MrsSaye 134041
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2011

"This was really simple to make, and everyone loved it. It even is good with mayo ketchup and some mustard... a great easy dinner. :)"

sbabrakzai 121992
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2010

"Topped with hoisin sauce, this is outstanding!"

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