• Hawaiian Turkey Burgers

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    Hawaiian Turkey Burgers
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 15-20 min Servings: 6
    by Laurie Alves
    146 recipes
    A Flavorful way to use a Leaner Protein for an American classic! Add in a Hawaiian Flair and you have a Winner!!


    • 1 lb. ground Turkey
    • 1 10-14 oz. can Pineapple Slices
    • 1 cup Teriyaki Soy Sauce
    • 1 Egg beaten
    • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
    • Teriyaki Mayo *optional (Recipe below)


    1. DrainPineapple, Retain the juice, set it aside.
    2. Prepare Glaze:
    3. Pour ¾ cup of the pineapple juice into small saucepan, add ½ cup Teriyaki sauce.
    4. On Medium High Heat simmer mixture until reduced by half.
    5. This is the teriyaki glaze for when you grill burgers and pineapple.
    6. Divide glaze in half. (Half for burgers, Half for pineapple)
    7. Burgers:
    8. In large Mixing Bowl combine Turkey, Egg, ¼ cup Teriyaki Sauce and bread crumbs.
    9. Form Patties from mixture. (Yields 4 large or 8 “slider” size)
    10. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. (Helps burgers keep their form)
    11. On heated Grill: Place Turkey Burgers at center of flame. (Direct heat)
    12. After first turn, glaze each side of Burgers with Teriyaki glaze.
    13. Intermittently turn and glaze, until burger is cooked through.
    14. (Approx. 5-7 minutes each side depending on thickness of burger, internal temp of 165°)
    15. Pineapple: Place Pineapple rings on grill. Once grill marks have been established; glaze pineapple rings with teriyaki glaze. Grill approx. 2-3 minutes, Total.
    16. Teriyaki Mayo: Combine 1 cup Mayo with 3 tbsp. Teriyaki sauce and 4 tbsp. Pineapple juice.
    17. Assembly: Place crisp lettuce leaf on bottom of roll. Place Burger on top of lettuce. Add Pineapple.
    18. Spread Teriyaki Mayo on Top of Hawaiian Burger Bun or Potato Bun..
    19. **Note: If desired, reserve one slice of pineapple and chop into Teriyaki Mayo

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    • Stacey Maupin Torres
      Stacey Maupin Torres
      I've recently become addicted to turkey burgers - now this really makes it special. These will be so good on my summer grill!!!


      • ShaleeDP
        That looks like a yummy patty :D
        • Laurie Alves
          Laurie Alves
          Thank You Shalina! They really are! You're going to love em!

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