Coming to America" Land of the Free-Range Turkey Burgers with Jerri Curly Fries

Coming to America" Land of the Free-Range Turkey Burgers with Jerri Curly Fries

Don’t settle for another greasy hamburger and more boring fries. Dig into this healthy alternative, instead. Just be careful. Eating turkey makes many people sleepy. Don’t operate any heavy machinery after eating this meal.

You will need: For the turkey burgers
2 lbs. organic, free-range turkey breast and thigh meat
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1/4 cup crushed ice
1/4 cup chopped scallions
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
kosher salt to taste
1 beefsteak tomato, sliced
1 white onion, thinly sliced
1 lb. sharp cheddar, thinly sliced
1 small head romaine lettuce
4 buns
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For the jerri curly fries:
2 pounds baking potatoes or Yukon gold potatoes
vegetable oil for frying
salt to taste
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  1. Cut the meat into 1/2-inch pieces and transfer to a food processor. Add
    the crushed ice and using short pulses, grind the meat to the consistency of
    coarse hamburger. Don’t over grind or the burger will be tough. Transfer to
    a mixing bowl, add the scallions, parsley, and black pepper; mix well.

  2. Divide the meat into 4 equal pieces. Loosely shape each piece into a
    1-inch thick patty. Season both sides of the patties with kosher salt and

  3. Heat a heavy, cast iron skillet over a medium-high heat until very hot.
    Quickly brush the pan with peanut oil and cook the patties 4-5 minutes on
    each side.

  4. Cut potatoes using a curly fry cutter. If one isn?t available, hand cut
    potatoes into strips 3-inches long and 3/8-inch square. Cover with cold
    water and let stand 15-20 minutes. Drain and dry well with paper towels.

  5. Fill a deep fat fryer or large saucepan with oil to a depth of 5-6
    inches. Using a frying thermometer, slowly heat oil to a temperature of
    325°F. Fry potatoes in 1-cup batches until they just begin to turn a very
    pale gold (about 6 minutes). Remove fries with slotted spoon and drain on
    paper towels in a single layer until cool to the touch.

  6. Raise oil temperature to 360°F. Add potatoes and fry until crisp and
    golden brown, then drain, salt, and serve.

  7. After dinner, arrange a marriage between your most eligible dinner guest
    and the dirty dishes.

Serves 4