Grilled Turkey Burger with Apple Chutney

Grilled Turkey Burger with Apple Chutney

Yield: 8
Establishment: Restaurant, Club Operation, Catering Operation
Ethnicity: New American
Meal Type: Sandwich, Wrap
Preparation Method: Grill
Product Type: Turkey Burger, Ground Turkey
Dish Type: Burger

Apple Chutney
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
1-1/2 Medium shallots, minced
1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and minced
3 Tablespoons sugar
3 Tablespoons dry white wine
2 Ounces apple juice
3 Medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and small dice
2 Medium star anise
1/2 Medium lemon, juiced
3/4 Bunch scallions, thinly sliced


  1. In a non-reactive saucepan, sauté shallots and ginger in butter on medium-high heat until translucent. Add sugar and stir until completely dissolved and begins to caramelize.
  2. Deglaze pan with wine, apple juice and reduce by one-third.
  3. Add diced apple.
  4. Wrap star anise in cheesecloth and add to pan. Simmer on low heat for about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Add lemon juice, stir and remove from heat to cool. Remove cheesecloth with star anise. Fold in scallions.


Turkey Burgers
2-3/4 Pounds LEAN GROUND TURKEY
1-1/2 Large Spanish onions, chopped
3 Tablespoons chopped garlic
1/2 Bunch Italian parsley, chopped
1 cup + 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
3 Tablespoons olive oil
3/4 Cup Apple Chutney
To Taste salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine ground turkey with onions, garlic and parsley. Mix in Parmesan, olive oil and Apple Chutney. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Gently mix well and form into 8-ounce patties.


Service and Plating
8 brioche buns
16 Leaves green leaf lettuce, washed and chilled


  1. Grill turkey burger until golden brown. Finish in hot oven until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  2. Toast buns.
  3. Place lettuce leaves atop brioche bottoms and top with turkey burgers. Place 2-ounces Apple Chutney atop each burger.
  4. Lean top of bun against turkey burger. Serve with chips or fries.



Nutrition Facts
Calories 560 Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 760mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 17g
Protein 51g
Vitamin A 40%


Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 25%


Iron 30%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on you calorie needs:

Calories: 2000 2500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate
300g 375g
Dietary Fiber
25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9


Carbohydrate 4


Protein 4