Salmon Burgers

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 4
Salmon Burgers
Health Highlights
Serve these burgers on a bed of greens and drizzled with olive oil, lemon juice and a dollop of mashed avocado or Avocado Garlic Sauce


284 gm Atlantic salmon, wild ((2-5 oz. filets) wild-caught cooked; chopped (may substitute canned salmon))
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (juice of)
1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon peel (zest) (1/2 of a lemon)
2 clove(s) Garlic (small; minced)
2 green onion (stem) Green onion (chopped)
1 tbsp Dill, fresh (Tbsp. fresh; (may substitute 1 tsp dried dill))
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 dash Salt (Pink Himalayan (if possible))
1 dash Black pepper
1 dash Cayenne pepper (optional)
2 large egg Egg
3 tbsp Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill
1 tbsp Coconut oil (or ghee/clarified butter)
2 tsp Lemon juice (for sauce)
1 tsp Dijon mustard (for sauce)
1 tbsp Dill, fresh (for sauce (may sub 1 tsp dried))
2 clove(s) Garlic (for sauce (minced))
1 dash Salt (for sauce (Pink Himalayan preferred))
1 dash Black pepper (for sauce)
1 dash Cayenne pepper (for sauce (optional))
1 avocado(s) Avocado (for sauce (pitted, halved))
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for sauce)


  1. Combine all of the salmon burger ingredients except the coconut oil in a large bowl and mix well. If using canned salmon, drain and squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
  2. Form burgers into 8 patties. They will easily fall apart until they are cooked. Handle with caution ;)
  3. Heat oil or clarified butter on a griddle or pan to medium high heat.
  4. Carefully add burgers to pan and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  5. To serve, top with 1-2 Tbsp. avocado garlic sauce.


For sauce: 

  1. In a food processor or blender, blend lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt, pepper, cayenne, dill and avocados.
  2. Once blended, slowly add the olive oil as you continue to blend until smooth.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 363
Calories from fat 256
Calories from saturated fat 63
Total Fat 28.4 g
Saturated Fat 7.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 15.3 g
Cholesterol 135 mg
Sodium 414 mg
Potassium 709 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.7 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 1.5 g
Protein 19.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Meat 0.8
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 0.6

Energy sources