Home > food > Thai Inspired Turkey Burgers (Low Fat)

Thai Inspired Turkey Burgers (Low Fat)

thai turkey burger

Want to bring healthier food to the table? Try out this new recipe! This recipe is a healthier version of the well-loved burgers, bringing a new sensation of fresh-tasting food to your mouth. To enjoy the flavors of the Thai inspired turkey burgers to its full extent, you must use fresh ingredients.

You can try out having this low fat diet on a bun with fresh and crisp lettuce plus a fat-free mayo and ketchup. You could even try using sweet chili sauce instead of mayo and ketchup. You can make your turkey burgers earlier and just store them raw for cooking later. Total cooking time indicated already includes chilling time.

What to Prepare:

1 ½ tbsp chopped fresh lemon grass

2 cloves of garlic

1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger

1/3 cup coarsely chopped green onion

½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

½ tspn red chili pepper flakes

1 lime

2 tbsp water

1 lb ground lean turkey

1 egg white

Procedure:

1.     Combine well the lemongrass, garlic, ginger, green onions, cilantro, chili flakes and a zest of the lime using a food processor or chopper or you can just finely chop these ingredients and mix them in a bowl.

2.     Add the turkey and egg white into the mixture and mix well until fully combined.

3.     Allow the mixture to attain a bit of firmness by chilling it in the fridge for about 30 minutes.

4.     After chilling, shape this into the desired sizes of burger patties. Ideally, this could make 4 equal sized patties.

5.     Cook the patties in a frying pan as normally done or you could brush the patties with a little virgin coconut oil and grill them in a Foreman type grill. Cooking time for the patties is about 8 minutes.

6.     You can now serve you patties with your buns or as desired.

Advertisements
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: