Thai turkey burgers

Introducing our delicious Thai turkey burgers, perfect for anyone looking for a healthier yet incredibly delicious meal. These delicious treats are skillfully refined with a strong and spicy Thai kick and give your burger experience an exotic touch. Made from lean turkey meat and a combination of aromatic Thai herbs and spices, our burgers not only pamper your taste buds, but also ensure guilt-free enjoyment. Take your grilling pleasure to a new level and revolutionize your burger night with our flavorful and nutritious Thai turkey burgers!


  • 500g minced turkey meat
  • 85g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp Thai red curry paste (2 tbsp if using authentic spicy Thai curry paste).
  • ½ bunch of spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • Mango cucumber mayonnaise
  • Spicy mango salsa
  • 4 ciabatta rolls, divided
  • a handful of baby gem lettuce leaves
  • ½ cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 4 ripe tomatoes, sliced

Preparation steps

  1. Place the ground beef, breadcrumbs, curry paste, scallions and egg in a large bowl.
  2. Season lightly.
  3. Mix well with your hands to combine.
  4. Divide into 4 parts and form into burgers.
  5. Chill for 20 minutes.
  6. In the meantime, prepare the salsa and mayonnaise.
  7. Brush the burgers with oil.
  8. Grill for 7 minutes on each side until firm, golden brown and cooked through.
  9. Alternatively, you can also cook on the grill.
  10. Once the rolls are ready, toast them under the broiler, cut side up.
  11. To serve, top the buns with a turkey burger.
  12. Add lettuce, cucumber, tomato slices and a spoonful of mayo or salsa.
  13. Put the lids on.

Nutritional Information

286 9g 1g 18g 2g 1g 34g 1.2g

Equipment and tools

To make Thai turkey burgers, you will need the following equipment and tools:

  • mixing bowl
  • measuring spoon
  • dulcimer
  • Sharp knife
  • frying pan
  • spatula
  • Grill or toaster

Allergen information

Please note the following allergen information for Thai turkey burgers:

  • This recipe contains breadcrumbs, which may contain wheat gluten.
  • Thai red curry paste may contain shrimp paste or fish sauce, which may be allergenic to some people.
  • If you have any allergies or dietary restrictions, please check your ingredient labels carefully or consult a healthcare professional.

Storage and leftovers

How to store and use leftover Thai turkey burgers:

  • Allow the cooked turkey burgers to cool completely before storing.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, you can either use the microwave or reheat in a skillet over medium heat until warmed through.

Health Benefits of Thai Turkey Burgers

The delicious flavor combination of Thai turkey burgers not only makes them a delicious meal option but also comes with several health benefits. Let’s explore some of the positive aspects of these burgers!

1. Lean protein source

Ground turkey is the main ingredient in Thai turkey burgers and provides a lean source of protein. Protein is essential for repairing and building tissue, promoting muscle growth, and supporting a healthy immune system.

2. Reduced fat content

Compared to traditional beef burgers, ground turkey has less fat. By incorporating turkey into your burgers, you can enjoy a delicious meal while minimizing your calorie and saturated fat intake. This can have positive effects on weight control and heart health.

3. Rich in essential nutrients

Adding fresh breadcrumbs, scallions and eggs to the ground turkey increases the nutritional content of Thai turkey burgers. Breadcrumbs provide fiber, while green onions provide vitamins A and C. Eggs provide additional protein, vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B12 and selenium.

4. Flavorful spices

Using Thai red curry paste in this recipe not only improves the flavor but also offers potential health benefits. Thai curry paste typically contains ingredients such as red chili peppers, garlic, ginger and lemongrass, which are rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

5. Nutrient-rich toppings

The toppings in Thai turkey burgers give them both texture and health benefits. Lettuce leaves provide fiber and various vitamins, cucumber slices provide moisture and a cooling effect, while tomatoes provide antioxidants and important nutrients such as vitamin C.

6. Homemade Mango Pickle Mayo and Spicy Mango Salsa

The homemade mango pickle mayonnaise and spicy mango salsa give the burgers a savory touch. Mangoes are rich in vitamins A and C, which boost your immune system and promote healthy skin.

By making Thai turkey burgers part of your diet, you can enjoy a delicious meal that will also have a positive impact on your well-being. Remember to adjust your toppings and seasonings to suit your personal preferences and dietary needs!

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