Superhealthy salmon burgers

Superhealthy salmon burgers

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(316 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4

If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal292
  • fat17g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre0g
  • protein29g
  • salt0.83g
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  • 4 boneless, skinless salmon fillets, about 550g/1lb 4oz in total, cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • thumb-size piece fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 bunch coriander, half chopped, half leaves picked
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • lemon wedges, to serve



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

For the salad

  • 2 carrots



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • half large or 1 small cucumber
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp golden caster sugar


  1. Tip the salmon into a food processor with the paste, ginger, soy and chopped coriander. Pulse until roughly minced. Tip out the mix and shape into 4 burgers. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, then fry the burgers for 4-5 mins on each side, turning until crisp and cooked through.

  2. Meanwhile, use a swivel peeler to peel strips of carrot and cucumber into a bowl. Toss with the vinegar and sugar until the sugar has dissolved, then toss through the coriander leaves. Divide the salad between 4 plates. Serve with the burgers and rice.

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13th Oct, 2014
lovely recipe
8th Oct, 2014
These were brilliant. I put a little bit too much paste in as I had less salmon than suggested, which made it slightly soggy but I think had I put a small amount less it would have been perfect. Will definitely be making again! Highly recommended.
25th Sep, 2014
Even better than expected!!!
9th Sep, 2014
I made this recipe for the second time tonight and really enjoyed it again. We don't have a food mixer so I chopped everything as small as possible and grilled as patties. There were a little wet but just turned down the heat and flipped them over to ensure they were cooked. Can't recommend more!
4th Sep, 2014
Coated these with panko breadcrumbs and they cooked beautifully. Must make again!
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14th Aug, 2014
It is nice but nothing mind blowing
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25th Jul, 2014
They were too soggy, i wish id used my brain and added some flour or breadcrumbs they were also quite heavy so i doubt that i will cook them again though they tasted amazing
23rd Jul, 2014
Great fishcakes! So easy to make and very tasty. Added a small amount of flour to firm them up a bit and they held together well when frying.
8th Jul, 2014
Really yummy, healthy and super easy to make. Didn't crumble like fishcakes i've tried to make before. Used green thai curry paste instead of red because that's all I had in the fridge, but it worked fine, not too spicy. Lovely with brown rice cooked in stock and a salad!
6th Jul, 2014
These burgers were really easy to make and were a nice change from plain old grilled salmon. The texture looks a bit spongy but taste is great!


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