Cooking Corner: Thai Turkey Burgers

Thai Turkey Burgers


  • 1/4 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, or 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Thai seasoning or curry powder
  • 1 pound uncooked ground turkey breast
  • 6 whole grain cocktail-size hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons purchased peanut dipping sauce
  • 1 medium mango, pitted, peeled, and sliced


  1. In a medium bowl, combine egg product or egg, bread crumbs, and Thai seasoning or curry powder. Add ground turkey breast; mix well. Shape into six 3/4-inch-thick patties.
  2. Place patties on the greased rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 14 to 18 minutes or until done (165 degree F), turning once.
  3. To serve burgers, top bottom half of each bun with some of the basil. Add patties. Spoon peanut dipping sauce over patties; add mango slices and bun tops. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 6

PER SERVING: 213 cal., 4 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 30 mg chol., 438 mg sodium, 23 g carb. (2 g fiber), 22 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges: Starch (d.e): 1; Fruit (d.e): 0.5; Lean Meat (d.e): 3