Burger, She Wrote

(Teriyaki-seasoned chicken/turkey burgers for the barbecue)

  • 2 pounds skinless ground chicken or turkey
  • 2 slices thin 100% whole wheat bread, crumbled
  • 1/3 cup minced green onions
  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 packets Splenda brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp. grated gingerroot
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. olive oil
  • 6 Arnold buns
  • Lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and your favorite burger toppings

+In a large bowl, combine chicken, bread crumbs, onions, and egg white.  Mix well (using your hands).  

+In a small bowl, combine ketchup, soy sauce, brown sugar (Splenda), gingerroot, garlic and olive oil.  Add 3 Tbsp. of this mixture to meat, and mix well.  Reserve remaining sauce to brush on burgers while grilling.

+Shape meat mixture into 6 patties.  Cook burgers over medium-hot coals for about 5 minutes per side, or until desired doneness is reached.  Baste with reserved sauce.

+Serve on buns with your favorite toppings.

Makes 6 burgers.