If you are fed up eating beef burgers or you are trying to cut down on red meat, then perhaps you should make the switch to turkey burgers.
A lot of people think that turkey burgers are boring, dry or flavorless, but this could not be further from the truth!
There are some amazing recipes for tasty burgers that have a spicy kick and are super moist. Have a look at some of our favorite spicy turkey burger recipes.
These turkey burgers have a fragrant and spicy flavor which makes them irresistible. The ground turkey meat is mixed with minced garlic, minced fresh ginger, diced red onion, fresh green chili peppers, and fresh cilantro.
This recipe also includes cumin and paprika for a warm and layered flavor which is similar to taco seasoning.
The worcestershire sauce adds a richer flavor to the meat and a dash of soy sauce adds color and salt. All of the ingredients come together to make the perfect turkey burger.
This recipe for spicy turkey burgers gets its kick from jalapeno peppers which are minced up and mixed in with the ground turkey meat.
Cayenne pepper is added for a warm, deep flavor which contributes to the Southwestern style. Minced red onion adds a nice crunchy texture to the turkey burgers and helps to keep them moist.
You can top these burgers with whatever you fancy, but this recipe uses pepper jack cheese, creamy avocado to cut through the heat, and refreshing salad.
These spiced turkey burgers use sriracha to give them warmth. Sriracha is mixed in with the meat, and used to make a spicy mayo to go on top of the burger when it’s cooked.
Diced celery is also added in with the turkey meat to add a crunchy texture and breadcrumbs are used to bind all of the ingredients together.
This recipe is nice and straightforward so you can have tasty spiced turkey burgers ready to eat nice and quickly on a busy work night.
Using egg to bind the ingredients together in this recipe ensures that the meat remains moist. The ground turkey is flavored with garlic powder, chili powder, oregano, fresh parsley, salt and pepper.
They are also topped with a spicy mayo made with paprika and hot sauce. You can serve them however you choose, but this recipe recommends serving the turkey burgers in brioche buns with sweet potato wedges on the side.
This recipe uses adobo sauce to give these burgers a spicy kick along with chopped jalapenos.
Adobo is the sauce from a can of chipotle peppers. The meat is also flavored with cayenne pepper and chili powder for warmth and a deliciously deep flavor. The recipe also includes garlic salt and fresh cilantro to lift the flavor and complement the mild taste of the turkey meat.
Dice onion adds a nice texture and all of the ingredients are combined with a beaten egg.
Even though this burger is low fat, it tastes delicious and not boring like some other healthy foods.
Fresh onion and garlic are chopped up finely and mixed in with the ground turkey along with fresh dill and hot sauce. These simple ingredients come together to make a really tasty burger.
This recipe recommends topping the burger with lettuce and tomato as the crisp salad will contrast the spicy burger.
These spicy turkey burgers take their influence from Indian cuisine.
The meat is mixed with madras seasoning, crushed garlic, red onion, and fresh coriander. The burgers are topped with mango chutney which goes perfectly, as the sweetness cuts through the spice.
This recipe serves the burgers with a carrot and zucchini salad, but you can serve it with whatever you fancy.
Why not try making a rice salad with peanuts? These turkey burgers are ideal for a garden party or a BBQ as an alternative to red meat.
This recipe takes its inspiration from Sichuan style cooking with a strong and punchy flavor. Whilst Chinese recipes tend to use ground pork instead of turkey, this low fat alternative is just as tasty.
The cumin, Sichuan peppercorns, soy sauce, and garlic give these burgers an authentic Asian flavor. Fennel, coriander and cinnamon help to create more layers of flavor which make these turkey burgers incredibly delicious.
The buns are more like English muffins than classic burger buns, and the recipe provides you with a step by step guide to make them yourself from scratch. This is the perfect turkey burger recipe to cook for your family or friends on Saturday to really impress them.
This is a simple and easy recipe for spicy turkey burgers that is packed with flavor. The burgers are grilled and the turkey is extra lean, so you can eat these burgers without worrying about cheating on your diet.
The meat is flavored with worcestershire sauce, smoked paprika, cumin, cilantro, and garlic. Chopped jalapenos and black pepper give the burgers a nice kick of heat, and a beaten egg is used to bind the meat together.
Shredded pepper jack cheese is also mixed in with the meat to add some extra heat to the brugers.
This turkey burger recipe is a real treat for the tastebuds.
The meat is spiced with cajun seasoning and mixed with parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic and onions. Once the burgers are cooked they are topped with cheddar cheese immediately so it melts onto the meat.
The burgers are then placed inside a bun and topped with homemade tomato jam, sriracha aioli, and baby arugula.
The burgers are served with sweet potato hash which is packed with tasty bell peppers. Every element of the dish is flavorsome and packed with healthy ingredients.
There you have it – 10 spicy turkey burger recipes you can create at home.
Whether you’re embarking on a culinary adventure and trying out new ingredients, or you’re looking for a way to get some leaner meats into your diet, each of the recipes above is easy and delicious!