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Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe

Looking for an easy Spicy Turkey Burgers recipe? Learn how to make Spicy Turkey Burgers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ilosippy

Makes 4 servings



I got it from a food Blog looks good........http://www.blue-kitchen.com/2008/07/23/spicy-turkey-burgers-a-little-hot-but-not-haute/.............This is just the burger you will have to add buns and stuff

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Turkey Burgers

1 jalapeño pepper
1/2 cup onion
1 pound ground turkey breast
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon cumin
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Spicy Turkey Burgers

  1. buns, lettuce, purchased salsa

  2. Sauté jalapeño pepper and onion with a little canola oil in a medium-sized nonstick skillet over medium flame, stirring often, for 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to bowl to cool slightly.

  3. In a large bowl, gently mix turkey. cilantro, cumin, chili powder, salt and cooled pepper/onion mixture with your hands until just combined. Form into 3 or 4 patties [I did 3?if you do 4, they will be smallish].

  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over a medium-high flame. Add a healthy glug of canola oil and sauté turkey patties for 3 minutes on each side; they should be nicely browned. Reduce heat to medium and cook until just cooked through, about an additional 4 minutes.

  5. Serve on buns with lettuce and a dollop of purchased salsa, if desired.

  6. Kitchen Notes

  7. Adjusting jalapeño and chili powder heat. The heat of peppers comes from the seeds and whitish ribs inside. By removing all or some of these, you can regulate peppers? heat. For these turkey burgers, I removed about half the seeds and ribs. Combined with the chili powder and cumin, this gave the burgers what I like to call a little authority. Honestly, though, had I used the entire pepper, they would have still been within our comfort zone. But know your own heat tolerance and adjust accordingly. With the chili powder, if you buy any kind other than the ubiquitous supermarket jars, you can often select a level of heat that?s right for you. Chili powder delivers lots of flavor along with its heat, so rather than reducing the amount of chili powder in the recipe, opt for a milder blend, if possible.

  8. Buying ground turkey. Ground turkey is increasingly available prepackaged in supermarkets. If you?re looking to reduce the fat in your diet, be sure to check the fat content on the packaging. Some of it is 93% lean, which actually means it?s about the same as ground beef sirloin. You can also sometimes find ground turkey breast meat, which is 99% lean. That?s what I used here.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 134.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
135
Calories from Fat
13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.4g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
361mg
15%
Potassium
68mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
2.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
28.8g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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