Here’s a great recipe if you’ve got some turkey breasts still to be used after Christmas. It makes twelve burgers and they’re perfect in a bun with salad and tomato…
These tasty burgers can also be eaten sandwiched between a bun and layered with salad and tomato ketchup.
450g/1lb turkey breast, chopped roughly or minced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 apple, peeled and grated
50g/2oz fresh white breadcrumbs
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 chicken stock cube dissolved in 1½ tbsp boiling water
50g/2oz plain flour
2 eggs, beaten lightly
75g/3oz fresh white breadcrumbs
Mix together the turkey, onion, herbs and apple. Chop for a few seconds in a food processor. Return the mixture to a large bowl and stir in the breadcrumbs, stock and Worcestershire sauce and season to taste. Using your hands form the mixture into 12 burgers.
Dip the burgers in the flour, then in the egg and coat with the breadcrumbs. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan and sauté the burgers for about 4 minutes on each side or until golden and cooked through.