Chorizo Turkey Burgers

January 17, 2021 1 Comment

Chorizo Turkey Burgers

The chorizo turkey burgers are best done on the grill, but can be done in a heavy sauté pan on the stove. When the burger craving hits - serve it this recipe!

Chorizo Turkey Burgers



  • 1 1/4 lbs JD Farms Ground Turkey
  • 3/4 lb Chorizo Sausage, casing removed
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp Well Seasoned Olive Oil
  • 1 lb. Shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 c. Mayonnaise
  • 6 oz. Orange Juice (reduced to 1 oz.)
  • 1 tbsp. Cajun Seasoning
  • Zest of an Orange
  • Cheddar Cheese Slices
  • 8 Hamburger Buns


  • Combine turkey and chorizo sausage, and season with salt and pepper. Mix Well.
  • Make 8 x 4 oz. patties and refrigerate until ready to grill . The burgers can be made a day ahead.
  • Heat a heavy sauté pan on medium high heat, add oil and shallots. Sauté for 1 minute, reducing heat to medium and stirring the shallots occasionally. Cook until shallots are nicely caramelized and then season with salt and pepper. Can be made one day ahead and refrigerated. Reheat before serving.
  • Combine mayonnaise, reduced orange juice, Cajun seasoning and zest. Can be made 1 week ahead. Refrigerate.
  • Cook burgers to an internal temperature of 160 degrees.
  • To assemble: Spread inside of buns with orange mayo, place burger on bottom bun, and top with cheese and shallots.

Prep Time: 60 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes, give your burgers a few minutes to rest when they are off the grill before serving.

Yield: 8 burgers

1 Response

Robin Godfrey
Robin Godfrey

January 22, 2021

Liked the burgers, wasn’t crazy about the mayo sauce, didn’t think that it was worth the effort. Will defiantly make the turkey burgers itself again with regular fixings again .

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