Switch Up Your Burgers With This Delicious Salmon Patty

Homemade Organic Salmon Burger
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We’re sure you had your fair share of hamburgers and hot dogs in your lie, so why not try a new burger? Salmon burgers are a healthier alternative to hamburgers and they pack on the taste. You’re going to love this salmon burger recipe!


  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless salmon
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 shallots, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup coarse bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • lemon wedges
  • Tabasco sauce


  1. Cut the salmon into large chunks and put about a quarter of it into the container of a food processor with the mustard. Turn the machine on and let it run until it becomes a paste. Make sure to scrape the sides down if needed.
  2. Add the shallots and remaining salmon and pulse the machine on and off until the fish is chopped and combined with the puree. The pieces shouldn’t be bigger than 1/4 inch.
  3. Put the mixture into a bowl and stir in the bread crumbs, capers, salt, and pepper by hand.
  4. Shape it into four burgers.
  5. Put butter or oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet and turn the heat to medium-high. When it’s hot, cook the burgers for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, turning once. You can also grill them for about 4 minutes before turning them to the second side for another minute or two.
  6. To check if they’re done, make a small cut and look inside.
  7. Serve on greens or in a bun with lemon wedges and Tabasco.