Turkey Burger with Red Curry Gravy

Turkey Burger with Red Curry Gravy
By

The Highliner

Turkey Burger with Red Curry Gravy

People are always saying turkey burgers are bland, but this recipe from chef Raymond Mohan at The Highliner in New York City proves that with a little extra TLC, they can be a huge flavor-source to reckon with. 

16
Servings
210
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Tablespoon  red curry paste
  • One  14-ounce can coconut milk
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2  Pounds  ground white turkey meat
  • 2  Pounds  ground dark turkey meat
  • stick butter, melted
  • 1  Teaspoon  chopped rosemary
  • 1  Teaspoon  chopped sage
  • 1  Teaspoon  chopped thyme
  • Hamburger bun
  • Lettuce, for garnish
  • Slice of tomato, for garnish
  • 1/2  avocado, sliced, for garnish

Directions

To make the red curry gravy, bring the coconut milk to a boil and add the red curry paste and 2 teaspoons of salt. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes. Set aside until ready to use. 

In a large bowl, lightly mix the turkey meat together, being careful not to overmix. 

Combine the butter and chopped herbs and cool to room temperature. Add to the turkey mix with 1 tablespoon of salt. Mix until well incorporated. Shape 8 ounces of the turkey meat into a hamburger patty and grill to desire doneness, either on an indoor griddle or outdoor grill. Top with lettuce, tomato, sliced avocado, and a dab of the red curry gravy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
109mg
36%
Protein
25g
54%
Vitamin A, RAE
25µg
4%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Calcium, Ca
18mg
2%
Choline, total
82mg
19%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
24mg
8%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
218mg
31%
Selenium, Se
28µg
51%
Sodium, Na
218mg
15%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
75g
3%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Turkey Burger Shopping Tip

Ground turkey is flavorful and has 65-75 percent less fat than ground beef.

Turkey Burger Cooking Tip

Because ground turkey has a low fat content, it can dry out easily; counter this by supplementing juicy ingredients with your ground turkey dish.