Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers

These Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers are a must if you love Chipotle. Be warned though, these burgers are HOT!

Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers

We love Turkey Burgers. So much so that we eat them at least once a week. We mostly eat the Jennie-O pre-made patties but every now and then, it’s nice to make them from scratch.

This time around, I made a big batch of this Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burger mixture and used my vacuum sealer to freeze some of the patties so I could use them down the road.

It’s important to let the mixture rest a few hours to let all the flavors meld together. This step is not mandatory but trust me, it’s worth the wait.

I like to make the patties ahead of time, freeze them, and bring them on my camping trips to BBQ on the grill.

When it comes time to make the patties, you can do it by hand or use a patty mold so all of your patties turn out the same size. If you are not OCD like I am, you can just eyeball it and call it a day.

Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers

When it comes time for you to pick your toppings for these Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers, you can obviously use whatever you want but personally, I love Blue Cheese so it was a no-brainer for me to use my Blue Cheese Herb Spread all over this bad boy.

Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers

If you are not in the mood or don’t like the taste of Blue Cheese, you can try my Avocado Turkey Burger Sauce or simply slap a dollop of mayonnaise and a little sriracha. Yes, it will have a little kick to it but that’s how I roll.

If you like working with dough, why don’t you make my Homemade Sesame Hamburger Buns to go with this awesome Burger Recipe?

You will need the following ingredients to make this Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burger recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Ground Turkey, Garlic Clove, Chipotles in Adobo Sauce, Chili Powder, Salt and Ground Black Pepper.

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together until well incorporated. Let the turkey mixture sit in the refrigerator for several hours.
  2. Form 4 patties with the turkey mixture. Make a dent with your thumb in the bottom side of each patty.
  3. Put the patty dent side down and grill over medium-high heat. Don’t press on the burgers. Flip after a few minutes and cook through until no longer pink.
  4. Serve on a bun with your favorite condiment.

Printable Recipe Card

spicy chipotle turkey burgers

Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers

These Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers are a must if you love Chipotle. Be warned though, these burgers are HOT!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course Burgers & Hot Dogs
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Patties
Calories 182 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing
  • BBQ / Grill (or skillet)

Ingredients
 

  • 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce, puréed
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • ½ Tsp Ground Black Pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together until well incorporated.  Let the turkey mixture sit in the refrigerator for several hours.
  • Form 4 patties with the turkey mixture. Make a dent with your thumb in the bottom side of each patty. 
  • Put the patty dent side down and grill over medium-high heat. Don’t press on the burgers. Flip after a few minutes and cook through until no longer pink.
  • Serve on a bun with your favorite condiment. If you like Blue Cheese, I would suggest my Blue Cheese Spread.

Notes

→ Add extra chipotle sauce or chili powder if you like a little more of a kick.

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 21gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 787mgPotassium: 280mgFiber: 1gVitamin A: 1050IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1.9mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Donna says:

    These burgers very moist and tasty

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