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Chipotle Orange Turkey Burgers
All recipes are from Southwestern Grill-200 Recipes for Big and Bold Backyard Barbecue;
by Michael McLaughlin. Harvard Common Press.

For the Sauce:
2 chipotle peppers in adobo
1 c. fresh squeezed orange juice
3 T. packed brown sugar
2 T. fresh lime juice
1 1/4 t. salt

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Set aside.

For the Burgers:
2# ground turkey
Salt, pepper to taste
1 c. bread crumbs
1/2 c. milk
Half of the Chipotle Orange sauce.

In a large bowl, mix together ground turkey and remaining ingredients. Shape into burgers of desired size. Grill or sear in a skillet, brushing with remaining sauce until cooked through.

Lime Cream
6 T. mayo
6 T. sour cream
3 T. fresh lime juice
1 t. chili powder
1 garlic clove, crushed or 1 t. garlic powder
Pinch salt.

Blend ingredients together until smooth. Drizzle over finished burgers. Can be stored in a squeeze bottle in the refrigerator for several weeks.


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