Pacific Northwest Salmon Burgers

Looking for a classic seafood dinner? Then check out this delicious salmon sandwich that’s ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

6
whole-grain burger buns, split
3/4
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
egg white
1
can (14.75 oz) pink salmon, well drained, skin and large bones discarded, flaked
1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
1
medium tomato, sliced
1/2
medium cucumber, thinly sliced

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LOCATION

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  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 1 burger bun into 1/2-inch cubes (1 1/2 cups); place in medium bowl. Add lemon peel, lemon juice and egg white; mix well. Stir in salmon. Shape mixture into 5 flat oval-shaped patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and dill; set aside.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place patties on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill over medium-high coals; cover grill. Cook 8 to 16 minutes, turning once, until patties are lightly browned on both sides.
  • 4 To serve, spread cut sides of bun halves with mayonnaise mixture. Place patties on bottom halves of buns. Top with tomato and cucumber slices. Cover with top halves of buns.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 1 burger bun into 1/2-inch cubes (1 1/2 cups); place in medium bowl. Add lemon peel, lemon juice and egg white; mix well. Stir in salmon. Shape mixture into 5 flat oval-shaped patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and dill; set aside.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place patties on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill over medium-high coals; cover grill. Cook 8 to 16 minutes, turning once, until patties are lightly browned on both sides.
  • 4 To serve, spread cut sides of bun halves with mayonnaise mixture. Place patties on bottom halves of buns. Top with tomato and cucumber slices. Cover with top halves of buns.

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"We're trying to eat more fish, and an easy, tasty way to make it is on the grill. I've read that salmon contains a certain type of fatty acid, called omega-3, which is actually good for your heart." Cheri

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
780mg
780%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.