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Skillet Turkey Burgers

These Skillet Turkey Burgers are easy and delicious. Lean ground turkey is combined with onion, garlic, mayo, and Worcestershire sauce then pan fried on the stove top.

These juicy turkey burgers make a great lunch, dinner or date night meal for two.

Need a side dish to go with them? Try this Chunky Potato Salad or this Cold Broccoli Salad.

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How to make Simple Turkey Burgers:

Line a small baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.

Dice the onion into very fine pieces and pat very dry with paper towel.

finely diced onion drying on paper towel.

Add the ground turkey, finely diced onion, garlic, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to a medium bowl. Using your hands or a fork, mix until just combined. Do not overmix.

ground turkey mixed ith onion, garlic, mayo, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper mixed in a bowl.

Divide the burger mixture into 2 equal portions.

Lightly coat your hands in oil (or mist with nonstick cooking spray) and form each portion into a 1/2 inch thick patty. The mixture will be wet so they won’t look perfect.

Set them on the prepared baking sheet.

two ground turkey patties on a wax paper.

Place in the freezer to chill for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes, pre-heat a medium skillet over medium heat.

Add the oil to the skillet.

Remove the turkey burgers from the freezer. Finish forming them into 1/2 inch thick patties if necessary.

Transfer to the hot skillet and cook for 5 – 6 minutes.

two ground turkey patties frying in a pan.

Flip the burgers over and cook another 5 – 6 minutes. The internal temp for turkey burgers should be 160 degrees F.

two ground turkey patties frying in a pan.
Turkey burgers on stove

Allow the burgers to rest for a few minutes before serving then add buns and your favorite toppings, if desired.

two turkey burgers on parchment paper.
Skillet Turkey Burgers

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Yield: 2 Burgers

Skillet Turkey Burgers

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

These Skillet Turkey Burgers are easy and delicious. Lean ground turkey is combined with onion, garlic, mayo, and Worcestershire sauce then pan fried on the stove top.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 medium yellow onion
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon jarred minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Optional – burger buns, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sliced onion, mayo, ketchup, mustard, etc.

Instructions

  1. Line a small baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
  2. Dice the onion into very fine pieces and pat very dry with paper towel.
  3. Add the ground turkey, finely diced onion, garlic, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to a medium bowl. Using your hands or a fork, mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  4. Divide the burger mixture into 2 equal portions.
  5. Lightly coat your hands in oil (or mist with nonstick cooking spray) and form each portion into a 1/2 inch thick patty. The mixture will be wet so they won’t look perfect.
  6. Set them on the prepared baking sheet.
  7. Place in the freezer to chill for 15 minutes.
  8. After 15 minutes, pre-heat a medium skillet over medium heat.
  9. Add the oil to the skillet.
  10. Remove the turkey burgers from the freezer. Finish forming them into 1/2 inch thick patties if necessary.
  11. Transfer to the hot skillet and cook for 5 - 6 minutes per side. The internal temp for turkey burgers should be 160 degrees F.
  12. Allow the burgers to rest for a few minutes before serving then add buns and your favorite toppings, if desired.

Notes

Nutrition information does not include the buns or other toppings.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 555Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 733mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 3gSugar: 7gProtein: 38g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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