Bold Japanese Coffee-Glazed Turkey with Sweet Potato

Bold Japanese Coffee-Glazed Turkey with Sweet Potato
Chef Brainy
What Started it all:
Ground turkey, Sweet potato, coffee, grill

Enjoy this bold and flavorful Japanese-inspired dish that combines the smokiness of the grill with the rich, aromatic coffee glaze. It’s a fiery and delicious twist on a classic turkey dish!


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup strong coffee
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for grilling


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, mix the ground turkey with salt and pepper.
  3. Form the turkey mixture into 4 burger patties.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over the sweet potato cubes and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Grill the turkey patties for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked.
  6. While the turkey is grilling, place the sweet potato cubes on the grill and cook until tender, about 10-15 minutes.
  7. In a small saucepan, bring the coffee to a simmer and let it reduce by half.
  8. Brush the coffee glaze over the turkey patties during the last few minutes of grilling.
  9. Serve the coffee-glazed turkey patties with the grilled sweet potatoes.

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