Pacific Northwest Salmon Burgers

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • "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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
6g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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