Caribbean Turkey Burgers with Honey Pineapple Chutney

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Caribbean Turkey Burgers with Honey Pineapple Chutney
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Ingredients

  • Honey Pineapple Chutney :
  • 1 Ripe fresh pineapple, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 Large sweet onion, peeled and sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 Cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 Tablespoon peeled and grated fresh ginger root
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 Cup red bell pepper, seeded and minced
  • Turkey Burgers :
  • 1-1/4 Pounds GROUND TURKEY, extra lean
  • 1/2 Cup Honey Pineapple Chutney
  • 1-1/2 Teaspoons Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 4

Preparation

Preparation

  1. Honey Pineapple Chutney :
  2. Brush pineapple and onion slices with 1-1/2 tablespoons oil.
  3. Using the direct grill method, grill for about 5 minutes per side over medium-high heat or until lightly charred; remove and let cool slightly. Discard tough pineapple core.
  4. Finely chop pineapple and onion and place in a medium saucepan with honey, vinegar, orange peel, ginger and allspice; stir well.
  5. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered for 45 minutes. Add minced bell pepper and cook for 10 minutes more; let cool.
  6. Turkey Burgers :
  7. In a medium bowl, stir together the ground turkey, 1/2 cup honey pineapple chutney, jerk seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.
  8. Shape into 4 large flat patties and brush each with 1/2 teaspoon oil.
  9. Using the direct grill method, grill burgers over medium coals for 5 to 8 minutes per side or until cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  10. Serve on toasted buns lined with lettuce leaves. Place a heaping spoonful of chutney on top of each burger.

Source: National Turkey Federation