Seriously the most flavorful moist turkey burger you have ever had! Piled high in crisp lettuce leaves with carrots, kimchi, avocado, and a special Korean inspired sauce. Perfect for a crowd!
Korean Turkey Burger Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
14 mins
Total Time
24 mins
 

Seriously the most flavorful moist turkey burger you have ever had! Piled high in crisp lettuce leaves with carrots, kimchi, avocado, and a special Korean inspired sauce. Perfect for a crowd!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Korean
Servings: 6
Calories: 200 kcal
Author: AbraPappa
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 2 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp gochujang sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp avocado oil
Gochujang Mayonnaise Sauce
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp gochujang
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
Toppings
  • Lettuce Leaves I used boston or bibb lettuce leaves
  • kimchi
  • carrots
  • cucumber
  • fresh cilantro leaves
  • avocado
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°

  2. In a medium bowl combine scallions, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, gochujang sauce, salt, and pepper. Add ground turkey and breadcrumbs and using a wooden spoon (or ideally your hands) mix all together until well combined.

  3. Form into 6 patties, set aside. 

  4. Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add avocado oil.

    Gently place burgers inside skillet and cook for 4 minutes. Flip over and transfer pan to oven. Cook for an additional 10 minutes, remove from oven and allow to rest for 3 minutes.

  5. While turkey burgers are in the oven make your gochujang mayo by whisking together mayonnaise, gochujang, and soy sauce. Set aside.


  6. To assemble the lettuce wraps: Place lettuce leaves on a large platter. Line lettuce leaves with sliced avocado, shredded carrot, and sliced cucumber. Top with turkey burgers, gochujang mayo, kimchi and fresh cilantro. 

Recipe Notes

For Gluten Free:

For Paleo/Keto:

Nutrition Facts
Korean Turkey Burger Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 887mg39%
Potassium 285mg8%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.