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Recipe: Teriyaki Turkey Burgers
Volume One / Number One
from Eating Well After Weight Loss Surgery, by Patt Levine and Michele Bontempo-Saray
1 pound lean ground turkey breast
1/4 cup scallions, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup light soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1/4 cup dry sherry
1 packet artificial sweetener (Splenda or Sweet ‘N Low)
1 cup chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
In a bowl, combine turkey, scallions, garlic, ginger, and pepper; then divide the mixture into 4 equal patties.
Coat the bottom of a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat until hot but not smoking. Cook burgers for 4 minutes on each side until cooked through. Remove burgers from pan and keep warm.
Pour soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sherry into pan and stir, scraping up any brown bits. Add sweetener and onion and simmer for 5-7 minutes until onion is soft. Stir in sesame oil.
Makes 4 servings.
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