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Zesty Salmon Burgers Recipe

Zesty Salmon Burgers Recipe

These burgers are quick and easy to make and are a regular summer main dish at our house. Horseradish add a tasty zip to convenient canned salmon that even people do not care for salmon will be "hooked."—Melanie Dunn, Wilmore, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) salmon, drained, skin and bones removed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon pimientos
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 kaiser rolls, split
  • Lettuce leaves


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Shape into four patties.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook patties in butter over medium heat, for 5-6 minutes on each side or until browned. Serve on rolls with lettuce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 573 calories, 30g fat (8g saturated fat), 173mg cholesterol, 1313mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein.

Reviews for Zesty Salmon Burgers

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KY_Cook User ID: 1619535 255470
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2016

"These are fantastic and no one ever gets tired of them! They're handy to take to work, too. I work as an EMT and can carry these on the ambulance with me without making a mess, which is very nice."

Cornwall User ID: 1529365 51475
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2014

"Wow! My turned out fantastic. They're huge patties though and I made a few extra. Very tasty. We were 3 couples and everyone enjoyed them. Be careful with the amount of salmon called for. We can't buy a 14 3/4 oz. can."

marlowesmom User ID: 1394533 22477
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2009

"Too much liquid, the mixture was very soft and patties too mushy when cooked. Also diluted the taste of the salmon completely, my family would not eat them."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.