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.

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