Learning how to grill turkey burgers is a little different than grilling up beef hamburgers. Turkey is so lean that it doesn’t react well to the direct high heat of your grill.
You will need to be set up for medium heat indirect cooking, you want a temperature of 350 to 375 degrees on your hood thermometer. In our case a single chimney of our lump charcoal with the lower vent half-open and upper vent fully open does the job perfectly.
We grill our turkey breast beer can style, upright with a drip pan on a Weber gas grill. Grill for 4 hours over indirect medium heat removing the drip pan for the last hour, until internal temprature reaches 165 degrees.
While preparing meat for the grill you are faced with several options on how to do it. You may use one of them; none of them or all of them is purely a matter of taste. Different meats respond differently to different techniques. You will have to find what works best for you.
Using this chart and an accurate food thermometer is the only sure way to know that your food has reached a high enough internal temperature to destroy any bacteria in it.
If you have a large appetite and a small budget you need to learn how to grill turkey thighs. They are an inexpensive and completely different grilling option. They are fairly large at about a pound a thigh and very versatile