Sriracha Turkey Burgers

As you are aware, I have been testing different Home Delivery Meal Services, so I was super excited to see which yummy recipes would be included in this week’s box. So, when my Hello Fresh meal box arrived and I saw the recipe titled “Sriracha Turkey Burgers” my mouth-watered. I absolutely love anything with a little heat added to it! And to think, it was going to be included in one of America’s most sort after food items, BURGERS! I’m the type of burger person who enjoys some sort of smoked gooey cheeses and fresh herbs incorporated in my “gourmet” burgers but this meal was simple, quick, easy and perfect!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Sweet potato
  • 1/2 Shallot
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Thumb Ginger
  • 1/4 oz Cilantro
  • 2 TSBP Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Sriracha
  • 1 pack or 10oz Ground Turkey
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 Potato Buns
  • 1 bag or 2oz Spring Mix lettuces

Bakes Sweet Potatoes

  1. Washed and dry all produce.
  2. Preheat ove to 450 degrees
  3. Slice sweet potato into very thin rounds, like chips.
  4. Toss on a banking sheet with a drizzle of oil.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Bake in over until browed and crisp, about 25 minutes, flipping halfway through.

Prep and Make Mayo

  1. Halve, peel and mince shallot.
  2. Mince or grate garlic.
  3. Peel ginger, then mince or grate until you have 1 TSP.
  4. Finely shop cilantro.
  5. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and up to 1 1/2 tsp sriracha.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.

Shape Burgers

  1. In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, shallot, half garlic, 2tsp ginger, half the cilantro, 1/2 tsp sriracha and two tsp soy sauce.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Form mixture into two patties.
  4. Season all over with salt and pepper.

Cook Burgers Directions

  1. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat ( use an ovenproof pan if you have one).
  2. Add burgers and cook until browned, 2-3 minutes per side.
  3. Transfer pan to over and bake burgers until no longer pink in center, 5-7 minutes.

Toast Buns and Make Salad Directions

  1. Split buns down center, then place on baking sheet with sweet potatoes to toast, 2-3 minutes.
  2. In another large bowl, whisk together a pinch of ginger, a pinch of garlic and a drizzle of oil.
  3. Season with salt, pepper and more garlic and ginger.
  4. Add spring mix and toss to coat.

Finish and Serve

  1. Spread a little sriracha mayo on each bun, then top with a burger and remaining cilantro,
  2. Serve with salad, sweet potato and many remaining sriracha mayo for dipping on the side

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