Lamb-Turkey Burgers with Kimchi is a new Ample Bites recipe in which grilled burgers made with 50% ground lamb and 50% lean ground turkey are topped with a little crispy bacon and a healthy dollop of Spicy Napa Kimchi. Serve these burgers with a side of Parmesan-Garlic Fries and you have yourself an awesome Sunday dinner.
Lamb-Turkey Burgers with Kimchi
(Mark Kelly, 2015)
Makes 6 Large Burgers
10 oz. lean ground turkey
10 oz. ground lamb
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
Freshly ground black pepper
12 strips thick-cut bacon, cooked to crisp
6 slices cheddar or colby-jack cheese (optional)
Large hearty burger buns
Spicy Napa Kimchi (see previous post for recipe)
Parmesan-Garlic Fries (see previous post for recipe)
Combine the ground meats, egg yolks and breadcrumbs to form burger patties. Season the patties with salt and pepper. Allow the patties to come to room temperature before grilling.
Heat grill for medium-high direct grilling. Grill the patties for 4 minutes. Flip and grill for another 4 minutes for medium-rare. During the last 4 minutes of grilling toast the buns. During the last 2 minutes of grilling top burgers with cheese.
To serve: place the burgers on buns and top them with two strips of bacon and a large dollop of Spicy Napa Kimchi. Serve with Parmesan-Garlic Fries.