Asian Salmon Burgers

With pickled ginger and sesame seeds, these Asian-inspired burgers are sure to please.

April 16, 2012

Serves: 4
Prep: 12min
Cook: 11min
Total: 23min


  • 1 lb skinless salmon fillet, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup fresh whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 lg egg white
  • 2 large cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 4 tbsp pickled ginger
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 4 whole wheat buns, toasted
  • 1/4 cup baby spinach

1. Put salmon, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, soy sauce, oil, scallions, and 2 tablespoons of the ginger in food processor. Pulse until coarsely chopped. Form into 4 equal (3" diameter) patties. Sprinkle tops with sesame seeds.

2. Heat large cast iron frying pan lightly coated with organic canola oil over medium heat. Put patties sesame-seed-side down in pan. Cook 5 minutes. Flip and cook until done, 5 minutes longer.

3. Serve burgers on buns and top with spinach and remaining 2 tablespoons pickled ginger.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories 425.8 cal
Fat 20.3 g
Saturated Fat 3.9 g
Cholesterol 62.4 mg
Sodium 501.4 mg
Carbohydrates 29.5 g
Total Sugars 6.1 g
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
Protein 29.8 g

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