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Grilled Hawaiian Turkey Burgers

Ground turkey burgers flavored with teriyaki sauce and smoky chipotle peppers grilled to perfection and topped with a savory teriyaki bbq sauce and grilled pineapple salsa. This bright and flavorful burger will be a staple for your summer cookouts!

Hawaiian turkey burger
  • 4 Servings
  • 10 mins Prep Time
  • 20 mins Total Time


Burger Ingredients

  • 1 lb Shady Brook Farms ground turkey
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 4-5 chipotle peppers in adobo, chopped
  • 4 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 4 sweet Hawaiian buns

Pineapple Salsa

  • ½ a red onion, diced
  • ½ cup cilantro, diced
  • 1 cup grilled pineapple, diced
  • 1/4 a jalapeno, diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Juice of ½ a lime

Teriyaki BBQ Sauce

  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl combine the ground turkey with teriyaki sauce, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and chopped chipotle peppers. Mix thoroughly.
  • Step 2

    Form the ground turkey into 4 equal burger patties. Place on a plate, cover, and refrigerate until ready to cook.
  • Step 3

    In a small mixing bowl make the bbq sauce by combining the teriyaki sauce with ketchup and sriracha. Place in the fridge until ready to serve.
  • Step 4

    Preheat the grill to medium high heat and place the patties and pineapple on the grill. (The pineapple can be in large pieces or small, skewered pieces.)
  • Step 5

    Cook the patties and pineapple for 5-6 minutes on the first side, then flip.
  • Step 6

    Cook an additional 6-7 minutes or until the burgers are cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  • Step 7

    If you would like cheese, add a slice of pepperjack cheese to each burger before removing from the grill.
  • Step 8

    Remove the burgers, set aside and let rest.
  • Step 9

    Toast the buns quickly on the grill for 1 minute then remove from the grill.
  • Step 10

    Dice the grilled pineapple and combine with the red onion, cilantro, diced jalapeno, salt, and lime juice.
  • Step 11

    To build the burger place the patty on the bun, top with the bbq sauce and pineapple salsa.

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