Food Fashion and Flow: Turkey Sliders with Horseradish Mayo and Kettle Chips   

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Turkey Sliders with Horseradish Mayo and Kettle Chips


I love miniature foods! They are fun and pack a big impact in a little package.  I fell in love with miniature burgers when I visited Chicago and had my first White Castle burger.

My cousin decided to take me to try a White Castle burger and at the time, I didn’t know they were so small. She said:  “Ok, I’m gonna get about six, so you should get about six and we’ll have onion rings and French fries” I looked at her sideways and then said: “ who in the heck eats six burgers” she laughed and said, you’ll understand in a minute. So we walked into this little nondescript place and there they were. The cutest, tiniest burgers I had ever seen.  And everybody was ordering six or more! Who knew? LOL! 

These days the cute miniature burgers known as sliders are just about everywhere. I wanted to put a gourmet twist on the slider, so I created a turkey slider with creamy horseradish mayo that makes these taste AMAZING! Yes, I know you are probably thinking…. Horseradish? She 's got jokes. 


You have probably eaten horseradish before and just didn’t give it any thought because you didn’t know that the cocktail sauce you dipped your shrimp in had a hint of horseradish in it. Ever wondered what gave the cocktail sauce that spicy little kick? HORSERRADISH! Or if you have ever been to a restaurant and ordered prime rib, they usually serve it with horseradish for dipping. 

Ok, so have I convinced you not to be scared to try this?

Most grocery stores now carry slider buns, but if you are not able to find them, a dinner roll, sliced in half will work perfectly. I served these with Kettle chips and it was the perfect marriage of sweet n spicy and crisp and salty. Delicious! Are you ready? Lets go make sliders!


Stop Playin....you know you want this



Ingredients

12 ounces ground turkery
¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
I teaspoon minced garlic or you can substitute with garlic powder
¼ cup minced onion (1 teaspoon onion powder can be substituted)
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Horseradish Mayo

1/2 cup Mayonnaise
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

For the burgers:
In a large bowl, using your hands, mix the seasonings into the meat until everything is well combined.

Divide the seasoned meat into small portions (this can make 8-12 sliders depending on how big you want them) Shape the meat into a small patty approximately 3 inches wide and 3/8 inch thick. Once all of the patties are shaped , refrigerate them for an hour or overnight to give the flavors time to marinate the meat.

For the Horseradish Mayo

In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise, sour cream and horseradish. Season with the salt and pepper and refrigerate until needed.

Grill, or fry ground turkey patties for 2-3 minutes per side. While the turkey patties are cooking, butter your buns and toast them.  To assemble, add sliced tomato, lettuce, red onion and a dollop of horseradish mayo.  When you take a bite and all of thsoe succulent flavors hit your mouth, just throw your head back and say: ummm ummm good.  And when the urge hits to lick your fingers and smack.....go ahead. I think it makes them taste better:-)

Happy Eating!


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20 comments:

(Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle) said...

Absolutely love mini-food too..hey it keeps me from over eating..loving this post and the recipe is so perfect for this weekend. Thx for sharing doll.

XoXo
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downtownchicagobarbie said...

this look delicious. I will be trying this. also I love me some white castle burgers especially with some fries and wash that down with some pink lemonade...That is good stuff.

Christina said...

I am all about burgers right now and this one looks delicious. Great job! :)

Margot said...

Mini food is the best!! I love sliders YUM!

Bonnie said...

This sounds like the perfect sandwich for my fiance. I, however, am frightened of food with so many ingredients.
I'm so lame.

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Steffys Pros and Cons said...

mmmm those look yummy!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

Linh said...

Yum! I LOVE tky burgers. They are such a great alternative to beef. :)
xoxo
-linh
http://la-lalinh.blogspot.com

LV said...

Thanks Dolls! I hope you make them, they are soooo good!

Tammy said...

Luv this.. I am always on a quest in New York to find a great burger joint.

Tammy

Catina said...

OK......my dentist bill is in the mail. I tried to bite your burger through my phone and had some problems! HA! Looks very yummy!!!

Francesca R said...

Gosh! I m so hungry right now!
I'll follow you back! This is an amazing blog!!!
xx
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Fashion Meets Food said...

I know what I am making this weekend! Yum!!!

xo

Storm said...

oh, this is once again great - i heart you're blog.
maybe you'll pass by and follow too?
xoxo.

LV said...

Thank You Astrid!

xoxo

Ambyr said...

I love horseradish! Such a sharp taste, love raw horseradish on my steak!

I'm totally stealing this horseradish mayo receipe! Looks delish!

xoxo
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Nubia said...

I love sliders.. I think it's a illusion they don't feel as filling because they're not that big. these look delish

Meagan said...

Sliders are so cute. We have been making them with pork lately at my house. So good!
-Meagan
http://spunkychateau.blogspot.com

LV said...

Thank you Nubia and Meagan!

LV said...

To everyone that commented on this post last week, I am so sorry that when blogger went down all of the comments got deleted. They were able to restore this post, but all of the original comments somehow got deleted by blogger. I am really sorry about that.

lasophia said...

Yummm this looks so good. I like how your blog is about food and fashion.

Sophia
http://lasophialsophia.blogspot.com

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