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Salmon Burgers with Tangy Slaw


  • SLAW:
  • 3 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1-1/2 cups thinly sliced fennel bulb
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 pound skinless salmon fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces, divided
  • 2 tablespoons grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns, split


  • 1. Place the first eight ingredients in a large bowl; toss to combine. In a small bowl, gently toss avocados with lime juice; add to cabbage mixture. Refrigerate until serving. In a small bowl, mix honey mustard ingredients.
  • 2. For burgers, place a fourth of the salmon in a food processor. Add lime zest and mustard; process until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • 3. Place remaining salmon in food processor; pulse until coarsely chopped and add to puree. Fold in shallot, cilantro, soy sauce, honey, garlic, salt and pepper. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  • 4. On a greased grill, cook burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°.
  • 5. Serve on buns with honey mustard; top each with 1/2 cup slaw. Serve remaining slaw on the side.

Nutrition Facts

1 burger with 1-1/2 teaspoons mustard mixture and 1-3/4 cups slaw: 534 calories, 26g fat (4g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 1222mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 10g fiber), 27g protein.


Average Rating: 5
  • mitchedb
    Jul 6, 2015

    Delicious! First time having a salmon burger and will definately

    prepare again. Slaw was excellent, as well. While grilling salmon,

    I grilled quartered potatoes and served them with horseradish

    sauce. I opted to serve the salmon without a bun since i had the potatoes.

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