Asian Salmon Burgers don’t cry “kiddie food” to me and most likely you may have already decided that this is a recipe you won’t be serving your own brood anytime soon. But before you surf on over to another site, let me persuade you…These burgers are:
Quick to Make
Using canned wild Salmon that has been de-boned and de-skinned makes this recipe extra fast. Side note: if you aren't that keen on Salmon, the fresh and bold flavors of the other ingredients make this a very non-fishy Salmon recipe (does that even make sense?).
Asian Salmon Burgers
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup minced onion (I used red onion)
1/2 jalepeno, deseeded and minced
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced
zest and juice one lime,divided use
1 cup bread crumbs
1 - 14.5 oz can deboned Wild Salmon
1/4 cup mayonnaise, divided use
Mix all ingredients, except mayonnaise, reserving 1 teaspoon of lime juice for another use.
Add 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise and test the mixture. Can you form a patty with it? Is it too crumbly? If it is too crumbly, add another tablespoon of mayonnaise.
Form 4-6 patties and place on a cookie sheet. Broil for 5-6 minutes or until browned. Flip and repeat.
While the burgers are broiling, mix remaining 2-3 tablespoons of mayonnaise with the reserved lime juice to use as a topping on the burgers.
Serve each burger with a dollop of lime mayonnaise and some cilantro. We used pitas, and the boys gobbled up these burgers quicker than you can say, "really? you like them?"