Snappy Salmon Burgers


Snappy Salmon Burgers

Fresh salmon makes all the difference with these sensationally delicious burgers full of snap and pop!

This recipe is from Holly Clegg's trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence: Cooking Basics Plus 150 Easy Healthy Recipes.

Ingredients

Makes 8 salmon burgers

  • 2 pounds fresh salmon fillets, skinned
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal

Preparation

  1. With knife or food processor, chop salmon into small pieces.
  2. In large bowl, mix together salmon, green onions, garlic, lemon juice, dill and season to taste.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together egg and egg white and add to salmon mixture.
  4. Using your hands, gently mix salmon mixture with cereal (mixture will be loose). Form mixture into burgers.
  5. Heat large nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray over medium heat. Cook 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  6. Serve with your favorite condiments.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • Calories 188
  • Calories from Fat 29%
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 76mg
  • Sodium 142mg
  • Carbohydrates 7g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Total Sugars 1g
  • Protein 25g
  • Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 3 lean meat

Terrific Tip: Salmon patties may be made ahead of time and refrigerated until ready to cook. If grilling, place salmon patties in freezer about 20-30 minutes and they will hold together better.