Spicy Turkey Burgers


Spice up boring turkey burgers by creating incredible flavor with exotic spices and herbs. Enjoy on a toasted bun with desired fixings and spiced mayonnaise!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 2 fresh green chile peppers, diced

  • 1 medium red onion, diced

  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons paprika

  • 1 tablespoon ground dry mustard

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat the grill for high heat.

  2. In a bowl, mix the ground turkey, garlic, ginger, chile peppers, red onion, cilantro, salt, soy sauce, black pepper, paprika, mustard, cumin, and Worcestershire sauce. Form the mixture into 8 burger patties.

  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place turkey burgers on the grill, and cook 5 to 10 minutes per side, until well done.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
10g Fat
6g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 626mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 32mg 159%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 403mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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