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shish kabob turkey burger with teriyaki sauce

Shish Kabob Turkey Burger

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x


This Shish Kabob Turkey Burger pairs juicy turkey patties with grilled vegetables and fruit for the perfect summertime meal idea.


Units Scale
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 whole red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 whole green bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 pineapple slices
  • 3 portobello mushrooms caps
  • 1 large organic egg
  • 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp cilantro flakes
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 whole pretzel buns

For the Teriyaki Sauce:

  • 1 tbsp cornstarch + water
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp pineapple juice
  • 2 tbsp raw unfiltered honey
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  1. Pre-heat pellet or charcoal grill to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut red bell pepper and green bell pepper into large squares. Discard the core and seeds. Slice cap from portabella mushroom. Remove gills using a spoon. Set to the side.
  3. In a large bowl, add Honeysuckle White® ground turkey, egg, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, cilantro flakes, black pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder, sea salt, and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Form into 3 patties and set to the side.
  4. Grill red bell pepper, green bell pepper, mushroom caps, and pineapple slices for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until charred as desired.
  5. Grill turkey patties for 4 to 6 minutes per side.
  6. For the teriyaki sauce, add the cornstarch with an equal amount of water in a small bowl, whisk (paid link) and set to the side.
  7. Place buns on the grill until slightly browned.
  8. Add soy sauce, pineapple juice, honey, brown sugar, minced garlic, toasted sesame oil, black pepper, salt, and garlic powder to a small cooking pot on low heat. Cook until it begins to bubble. Remove from heat and stir in cornstarch mixture.
  9. Build your turkey burger starting with the pineapple slices, turkey patty, then veggies. Drizzle on teriyaki sauce.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Burgers
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 529
  • Sugar: 15.6g
  • Sodium: 895mg
  • Fat: 21.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.1g
  • Fiber: 5.6g
  • Protein: 46.8g
  • Cholesterol: 177mg

Keywords: Shish Kabob Turkey Burger, turkey burger, summer burgers