Bahn Mi Turkey Burger

Bahn Mi Turkey Burger
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35
  • Servings: 4

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About this Recipe

Cool take on a Vietnamese classic sandwich. If you want a taste of foreign food but nothing too off the map, then look no further than these succulent burgers!


1 Carrot, grated
1/4 English cucumber, seeded and thinly sliced
3 Radishes, thinly sliced
1/2 Small red pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 Small yellow pepper, thinly sliced
2 tbsp (30 mL) Rice vinegar
Juice of 1 lime
1 tsp (5 mL) Fish sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) Sugar
1 Thai chili, thinly sliced, optional
1 lb (454 g) Maple Leaf Prime Naturally ® Extra Lean Ground Turkey
2 Small shallots, finely diced
2 Green onion, finely chopped
2 Cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp (10 mL) Freshly grated ginger
2 tbsp (30 mL) Freshly chopped cilantro or mint
1/4 tsp (1 mL) Salt
4 Triangles processed cheese product
4 Villaggio® Italian Style Crustini Buns
4 Leaves lettuce
4 tbsp (60 mL) Mayonnaise


COMBINE all ingredients for the topping in a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.

PREHEAT BBQ to medium-high. Lightly spray the grill with non-stick cooking spray.

PLACE turkey in a large bowl. Add shallots, green onions, ginger, cilantro and salt. Using your hands, gently mix together until just combined. Form into four patties.

GRILL burger patties for 6-7 minutes per side or until char grilled and the internal temperature reaches a minimum of 165˚F (74˚C).

LIGHTLY toast buns on the grill, if desired.

PLACE processed cheese on bottom half of each bun. Top with lettuce, burger, a spoonful of prepared topping and top half of bun spread with mayonnaise.


Spice up you mayo by adding some sriracha (hot chili garlic paste)

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