Asian-Inspired Turkey Burger

With Napa cabbage and wasabi aioli, this stacked turkey burger is ridiculously yummy.


  • Turkey patties:
  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1/2 head Napa cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 2 green onions, finely diced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 roasted red pepper, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon salt and pepper, plus more to taste
  • Wasabi aioli:
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons wasabi powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • Buns and fixin's, for serving


  1. In a large sauté pan, cook down cabbage with soy sauce, garlic , salt, pepper, and sesame oil, for about 6 minutes on high heat.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for the turkey patties, including the cooked cabbage, and work well with your hands until the mixture is uniform.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for the wasabi aioli and whisk together until fully incorporated.
  4. Use a griddle to cook the patties, and make sure to flatten and sear on each side until almost black or heavily charred. Serve on buns with aioli and fixin's of your choice.