Tasty Ginger & Lemongrass Turkey Sliders

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These tasty turkey treats are great for lunch or as a side dish to be served on the dinner table. They also taste great cold out of the fridge.

  • Yields: 4 Servings


  • 1 (16-ounce) package Jennie-O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated super fresh lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 6 drops toasted sesame oil, divided
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 large carrot, finely grated
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 8 whole leaves iceberg lettuce
  • span class=”name”>whole cilantro leaves, if desired
  • toasted sesame seeds, if desired



  1. Heat grill on medium-high heat.
  2. In large bowl, combine turkey, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, cilantro, 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 3 drops toasted sesame oil; mix well.
  3. Form turkey mixture into tight balls approximately 21/2 ounces each; there should be 8 balls. Flatten them into patties about 1/2-inch thick.
  4. Brush grill lightly with oil. Place turkey patties on grates. Grill 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until well-done, 165F as measured by a meat thermometer.
  5. In medium bowl combine cabbage and carrot. Add orange juice, remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 3 drops toasted sesame oil; mix well.
  6. Place turkey patty into each lettuce leaf and mound cabbage and carrot mixture on top.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and toasted sesame seeds, if desired.
  8. Always cook to an internal temperature of 165F.


Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 180
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Sodium: 360 mg
  • Cholesterol: 55 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugars: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g

Source: Jennie-O Turkey