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Asian Turkey Burgers with Quick Pickles

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 20 min
  • 45 min
  • $$$
Gatheredtable
adapted from Gourmet

Ingredients

  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon tabasco sauce
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 hamburger buns, to serve (or sub lettuce to wrap)

Directions

Prep: 1. Very thinly slice cucumber. 2. In a bowl, whisk rice vinegar and sugar until dissolved. Add cucumbers and let marinate 30 minutes (or up to 4 hours). 3. Heat grill over medium-high heat. 4. Mince garlic. Chop cilantro, basil, and mint. Make: 1. In a large mixing bowl, combine garlic, cilantro, basil, mint, turkey, bread crumbs, lime juice, sugar, and tabasco. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 2. Form into 4 1-inch-thick patties. Oil the grill and grill patties until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. 3. Serve on buns with drained cucumber slices on top.

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