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Western Wonders

Grilled Sesame Ginger Turkey Burgers

This is an asian twist to an all American comfort food. Made with turkey for a healthier option without comprimising flavor.

Yield: 8 burger patties

Prep time: 10 mins

Total time: 20 mins


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 ½ tablespoons garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Yamasa Reduced Sodium Shoyu
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons roasted sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar


  1. Gently combine the ground beef with the ingredients.  
  2. Form into 8 equal sized patties, try not to overwork the meat so it doesn't get tough.
  3. Heat the grill. When hot clean the grates and spray with oil.
  4. Place the patties on the grill and cook on high heat for about 10 to 12 minutes on each side, or until burgers are cooked to your liking.  
  5. Once you remove the burgers from the grill, build your burger!