Savory Hoisin-Ginger Salmon Burgers

FH Browne


These are healthy, delicious, and a real crowd-pleaser, even folks who say they don't like salmon say they love these. You can add a slice of avocado to jazz them up too.


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4 Hr
10 Min


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2 lb
salmon fillets or steaks, boned & skinned
1/4 c
hoisin sauce
3 Tbsp
mayonnaise, fat-free
1/2 c
panko bread crumbs
3 Tbsp
freshly chopped parsley
1/3 c
chopped green onion, green parts only
3 Tbsp
minced fresh ginger
1 tsp
egg yolk
garlic cloves, finely minced
1 tsp
hickory smoked salt
1/2 tsp
citrus black pepper
onion roll hamburger buns
fresh lettuce, tomatoes & mayonnaise (for garnish)

How to Make Savory Hoisin-Ginger Salmon Burgers


  • 1Make sure the grill is clean, spread a double sheet of heavy-duty aluminum foil over the grill and generously spray the entire surface with nonstick grilling spray. Preheat the barbecue to medium high (350°F to 400°F).In a food processor, combine the salmon, hoisin sauce and mayonnaise.
  • 2In a food processor, combine the salmon, hoisin sauce and mayonnaise. Pulse just until coarsely ground.
  • 3Transfer the salmon mixture to a large bowl and add the Panko crumbs, parsley, onion, ginger, molasses, egg yolk, garlic, salt, and pepper. With a spatula, mix to fully combine. Shape the mixture into 6 to 8 patties.
  • 4Place the salmon patties on a plate, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours. (This is an important step.)
  • 5Grill the patties on heavy-duty foil, on a well sprayed/oiled flat grill, or in a large nonstick skillet for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side. You do not want to overcook these. The insides of the patties should be slightly pink.
  • 6Serve on toasted and buttered onion rolls, with fresh lettuce, freshly sliced tomatoes and a dab of mayonnaise on top. You may also add other garnishes of your choice.

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About Savory Hoisin-Ginger Salmon Burgers

Course/Dish: Fish, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat

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