Teriyaki turkey burgers

Prep 5 min
Plus Cooking time: 10 minutes
Makes 4 burgers

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1/2 cup
coarsely chopped fresh coriander
1 tsp
Dijon mustard
500 g
lean ground turkey, or chicken


  • Coarsely chop coriander. In a large bowl, whisk egg with 1 tbsp (15 mL) teriyaki, garlic powder and Dijon. Sprinkle with coriander. Crumble in turkey. Using your hands or a fork, work meat into egg mixture until evenly mixed. Gently shape into 4 burgers, each about 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick. Mixture will feel wet compared to most burgers.
  • Lightly coat a large, non-stick frying pan with oil and set over medium heat. When hot, add burgers. Cook 5 minutes, then turn over. Brush tops with remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) teriyaki. Cover and continue cooking until burgers are firm when pressed, 5 to 6 more minutes. Great with Chunky Country Fries (recipe, below) and steamed vegetables.

When it comes to comfort food, nothing beats a good burger! Lighten up — but keep the taste high — by using lean ground turkey instead of beef, then round out the meal with healthy vegetables.

Chunky Country Fries

To make delicious Chunky Country Fries, preheat oven to 500F (260C). Spray a rimmed baking sheet with oil. Slice 3 potatoes in half lengthwise, then slice each half into 6 wedges. In a large bowl, whisk 1 egg white with 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each paprika and salt. Add potatoes and toss to coat. Drain, then spread out on baking sheet. Bake on bottom rack of preheated oven 15 minutes. Turn and bake 10 to 15 more minutes. Serves 4


Calories 210, Protein 22.2 g, Carbohydrates 2.1 g, Fat 12 g, Fibre 0.1 g, Sodium 456 mg.
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