Japanese-Style Turkey Hambaagu Recipe | Mizkan Chef

Japanese-Style Turkey Hambaagu Recipe

A Japanese-style burger drizzled with a rich and flavoursome Teriyaki Honteri glaze.

LevelLevel: Easy

ServesServes: 4

Prep TimePrep Time: 10 mins

Cook TimeCook Time: 12 mins


Teriyaki Honteri Glaze

3 tbsp Mizkan Mizkan Honteri Mirin-style

3 tbsp ponzu

3 tbsp cooking sake

1 tbsp water

½ tsp potato starch

Burger Patty

280g minced turkey

60g shiitake mushroom, finely diced

60g lotus root, finely diced

60g spring onion, finely chopped

60g onion, finely diced

1 tbsp flour

2 tbsp cooking sake

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper


Grated radish

Spring onions


1. Mix all the glaze ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

2. Place burger patty ingredients in a bowl and knead well until the mixture is fully incorporated. Divide the mixture into 4 and create 4 oval shaped patties, tossing each patty between your palms around 10 times to release any air in the mixture. This procedure will help patties from breaking while grilling. Indent the centre of each patty with your thumb as the patties will rise and expand in the centre with heat.

3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan over medium heat and place the patties gently. Cook each side for 4-5 minutes until the centre of the patties are cooked through.

4. Once the patties are fully cooked, mix the sauce mixture well once again. Spoon the sauce over the patties while cooking until all the sauce is poured in. The sauce will slightly thicken when it is ready.

5. Place the burger on the plate and pour the sauce. Garnish with grated radish and spring onions.

6. Serve hot.

Sozai Cooking School

Sozai Cooking School is the first cooking school in the UK dedicated to authentic Japanese food. This specialist organisation offers a wide variety of classes and events from well-known dishes like sushi and ramen to traditional cuisine and street food. Please visit their website for more information about classes and events www.sozai.co.uk

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