Sesame Turkey Burger


Servings: 4-5
  • 1 1⁄2 lbs ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1⁄2 cup minced scallion, white and green parts both
  • 2 -3 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons pulverized garlic
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • salt
  • 3⁄4-1 1⁄4 cup breadcrumbs, depends on how moist the turkey is
  • fresh ground pepper
  • oil, if desired (for cooking)
  • Mix togeter, gently. the turkey, sesame seeds, soy, scallions, cilantro, garlic, sesame oil, 1 teaspoon of salt, and bread crumbs.
  • Form into patties.
  • I usually mix all this together and make patties in the morning and leave in the refrigerator till I'm ready for them.
  • Sometimes that is the next day.
  • Brush with a little oil before grilling if desired.
  • Grill on the George Foreman, in a grill pan.
  • If you're using the outside grill increase the breadcrumbs a bit to insure they don't fall apart.