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Knife and Fork Hawaiian Turkey Burgers
- 1 lb. ground turkey
- 1/2 jalapeño, minced
- 1 tbsp. cilantro, chopped
- 1 tsp. sriracha
- 1 tbsp. gluten-free soy sauce
- salt and pepper to taste
- 4 slices bacon, cooked and cut in half
- 4 pineapple rings
- 4 slices cheddar cheese
Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce:
- 1/2 tbsp. corn starch
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 1/4 cup gluten-free soy sauce
- 1/2 cup pineapple juice
- 2 tbsp. coconut palm sugar
- 1 tbsp. honey
- 1/2 tsp. freshly grated ginger (or 1/4 tsp. dried ginger)
- 1 garlic clove, minced
In a medium mixing bowl, add the ground turkey, jalapeño, cilantro, sriracha, soy sauce, salt, and pepper. Mix until just combined, then form into 4 patties. Set aside while you make the pineapple teriyaki sauce.
To make the pineapple teriyaki sauce whisk together all of the ingredients in small sauce pan. Heat over medium heat until it comes to a bubble. Lower to simmer and cook for about 12 minutes until it thickens and reduces.
Meanwhile, heat your grill to high and cook burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through, but still moist. Place a slice of cheddar on each patty and set aside to rest while you cook the pineapple. Brush a little coconut oil on the grill and grill pineapple slices for 2 minute on each side until grill marks are on both sides and the pineapple slightly caramelizes.
To serve place some lettuce on the bottom of your plate. Top with a cheesy burger patty, 2 bacon halves, and a slice of grilled pineapple. Serve with a knife and fork.