Spicy Korean Turkey Burgers with Kimchi

Korean chile paste (pictured), available from any Korean/Asian grocery store blended into the turkey mince makes this turkey burger recipe incredibly moist and flavorful. Top these healthy turkey burgers with kimchi—a fermented mixture of cabbage and other vegetables—which can be found near other refrigerated  ingredients in any Korean Grocery store.


150g Turkey Mince
1 Large Spring Onion
2 Cos Lettuce Leaves
4/5 slices of Cucumber
1 Coles Ancient Grain Roll/Wholemeal Bread roll
1 and 1/2 teaspoon Korean Chilli Paste
2 Teaspoon Low Fat Mayo
drizzle sesame oil


  1. Combine turkey, 1 spring onion and 1 teaspoon of Korean Chilli Paste in Food processor.
  2. Remove and make pattie, using a drizzle of sesame oil.
  3. Cook either on grill or in a pan. I used a pan, Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise and the remaining 1/2 teaspoons chile paste in a small bowl. Assemble the burgers on toasted bun with 2 teaspoons of the mayonnaise mixture, lettuce,3 slices cucumber and 1/4 cup kimchi

Tips & Notes

  • Korean chile paste (also called hot pepper paste, gochujang or kochujang) is a fermented spicy condiment made from red chiles, soybeans and salt. Find it in Korean or Asian markets or online from koamart.com.


About Al

Al Nuttall is the founder and Personal Trainer of Peak Performance 365 based in Cairns, in Far North Queensland. He's a firm believer that you can achieve anything you put your mind to and, as a testament, he lives his life by that philosophy. He will set out achievable goals and develop a plan on how to reach them. Will power and hard work will do the rest. Changing your lifestyle isn’t meant to be easy but the rewards will definitely be worth all the effort in the end. So what are you waiting for? GIve Al a call and start to be the best you can be... everyday!

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply