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
154
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
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
77mg
26%
Protein
22g
48%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Calcium, Ca
16mg
2%
Choline, total
60mg
14%
Folate, total
7µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
25mg
8%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
232mg
33%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
216mg
14%
Water
84g
3%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

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.