May
16

Jalapeño Lime Turkey Burgers & Aioli

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Spring time weather in Seattle means weeks of torrential down pour, followed by (mildly) sweltering heat that coaxes the abnormally pale population out onto their decks for grilling, drinks and a lot of sun burns. With all this warm weather lately, my grill has been sitting on my deck just begging to be used. So on one exceptionally nice evening I whipped up some spicy jalapeño lime turkey burgers smothered in a killer aioli with Fusion Lime Fresco Sea Salt that you could easily dip anything in (including, but not limited to, fries, chips, chicken, steak, fish, a spoon, etc.)

 Jalapeno Lime Turkey Burger

Jalapeño and lime go great together, especially when jazzing up turkey burgers, which can be pretty lack luster on their own. I threw all the turkey burger ingredients into a bowl and formed the patties so they could rest in the fridge while I whipped up the aioli for the burger and fries.

 

Making aioli has to be one of my new favorite things! It all happened so quickly; I was truly amazed when my liquid egg and oil mixture all of a sudden turned into a thick paste! Way more gratifying than mixing store bought mayo with lime and jalapeño. I will definitely be making different flavors of aioli in the future!

 

For the final addition of this meal I have to admit I took a bit of a short cut, but when Trader Joe’s makes sweet potato fries so easy and so good, you can’t not do it!  I seasoned the fries with Fusion Vermont Maple Salt and Fusion Jalapeno Sea Salt for additional layers of flavor. All in all, a great way to spend a sunny evening with good company.

 

Jalapeño Lime Turkey Burgers & Aioli
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Jalapeño Lime Turkey Burgers
  1. 1 lb Ground Turkey Breast
  2. 1 Jalapeño, finely diced
  3. ¼ red onion, finely chopped
  4. 3 Tbsp garlic paste
  5. 1 juice of lime
  6. 1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped
  7. Fusion Lime Fresco Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
  8. Brioche Buns
  9. Arugula
  10. Avocado
Jalapeño Lime Aioli
  1. ½ Tsp Fusion Lime Salt
  2. ½ Tsp Fusion Jalapeno Salt
  3. 1 egg yolk
  4. 1 egg
  5. 1 cup olive oil
  6. 1 lime, juiced and zested
  7. 2 jalapenos, stemmed, seeded and minced
  8. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  9. Pepper to taste
Jalapeño Lime Turkey Burgers
  1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl, using hands mix until incorporated (do not overwork meat)
  2. Form four patties, set aside to chill for 30 minutes
  3. Cook on grill under medium high heat until cooked through.
  4. Assemble burgers the way you like them! For me it was a lot of jalapeño lime aioli, arugula, avocado and onion.
Jalapeño Lime Aioli
  1. In blender or food processor, add salts and egg/yolk and mix until combined
  2. While still mixing, very slowly, start to add oil. First adding a few drops and then starting a thin stream into the blender until oil and egg has emulsified.
  3. Once aioli is formed pulse in lime juice, zest, jalapeño, garlic and pepper.
  4. Store in air tight container in refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
  5. Trader Joes Sweet Potato Fries w/ Fusion Vermont Maple Salt & Fusion Jalapeno Sea Salt
Grain of Salt http://www.grainofsalt.com/

 

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Morgan Thomson

About the Author: Morgan Thomson

Morgan is our Customer Service guru at SaltWorks and a self-proclaimed foodie. She enjoys all things food from reading restaurant reviews to watching cooking competitions, which helps her sharpen her skills in the kitchen.

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