Saté Burgers

Becky Luigart-Stayner
Peanuts, cilantro, brown sugar, lime juice, and fish sauce create the flavors of the Indonesian meat skewers called saté. Using equal amounts of ground turkey and pork keeps these burgers lean. Serve on a bed of brown rice with spinach and lime wedges.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 patty)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 166
Caloriesfromfat 41 %
Fat 7.5 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 20.1 g
Carbohydrate 4.9 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 599 mg
Calcium 16 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
3 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 pound ground pork
3/4 pound ground turkey breast
Cooking spray

Preparation

Prepare grill.

Combine first 11 ingredients. Divide mixture into 6 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

Place patties on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer registers 165°. Remove from grill; let stand 5 minutes.

Note:

Bruce Weinstein,

August 2007