Baked Satay Burgers

Thailand's most famous dish, satay, gets a clever makeover as an all-American burger in this fusion recipe.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Burgers

1 1/4
lb ground chicken or turkey
4
flatbreads
Lettuce leaves

Marinade

2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2
tablespoons creamy peanut butter
Dash red pepper sauce

Sauce

2
tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
1
tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1
tablespoon creamy peanut butter
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot

  • 1 Divide chicken into 4 equal portions; gently pat each portion into burger-shaped patty, handling the meat as little as possible. Place patties in large resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir marinade ingredients with whisk. Pour marinade over patties. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in another small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with nonstick foil (or line with regular foil and spray the foil with cooking spray). Remove patties from marinade; place on cookie sheet. Bake 30 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads at least 165°F.
  • 5 Serve burgers on flatbreads with lettuce. Drizzle with sauce.

Expert Tips

If desired, sprinkle the burgers with crushed peanuts.

The burgers can also be served bread-free on a bed of rice noodles.