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Crispy Curry Wild Turkey Burgers

Jeremiah Doughty | From Field to Plate

Curry turkey burger

Ingredients

Marinade 

  • 1 cup low sodium soy sauce 
  • 1 tsp minced ginger 
  • 3 garlic cloves 
  • 1 tsp curry powder 
  • 1 tsp cracked pepper 

Thighs

  • 1-2 De-boned turkey thighs, pounded out 
  • 1.5 cups flour 
  • 2 tbs curry powder 
  • 1 tsp ginger powder 
  • 1 tsp turmeric  powder 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 
  • 1 tsp cracked pepper 
  • 2 tsp being powder 

Spicy Slaw 

  • 1 cup green cabbage, shredded  
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, shredded 
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots 
  • 2 green onions, sliced 

Curry Mayo 

  • 1 cup mayo
  • 2 tbs sriracha 
  • 1 tsp curry powder 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 

Directions 

1. Marinate turkey thighs in marinade minimum of 6 hours better is 8-12 hours 
2. Heat 2 inches of oil in hot cast-iron or skillet 
3. In glass bowl mix flour, curry, ginger, turmeric, garlic, pepper and baking powder 
4. Dredge each thigh in flour mixture and add to hot oil, frying each side until crispy
5. Remove from oil and bake at 375 on baking rack until internal temp reaches 155-160 
6. While turkey is cooking mix 1/2 cup of curry mayo and slow mix. Reserving remaining mayo for buns. 
7. Once turkey is cooked remove and build your burger. Bun, mayo, slaw, turkey thighs, mayo bun. 
8. Enjoy. 

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