Superhealthy salmon burgers

Superhealthy salmon burgers

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(270 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 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
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

For the salad

  • 2 carrots
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    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

Method

  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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janetcroft27
3rd Apr, 2013
5.05
Delicious light alternative to a meat burger. Served with toasted buns, salad and sweet chilli sauce.
az_butterfield
26th Mar, 2013
These were absolutely delicious - I'm not normally a huge salmon fan but I really, really liked them. I was also a little sceptical about not having any sort of sauce/dressing with them, but they were tasty and moist enough on their own. I made them into 8 cakes rather than 4 because I felt like they cooked more evenly and I think they look nicer on the plate that way.
gloriaort
15th Mar, 2013
5.05
these are exquisite!
abbyrees
11th Mar, 2013
5.05
These are lovely and so easy to make. They take minutes and can be very versatile. I have made them lots of times and have served them with stir fry and sweet chilli sauce, salad and new pots, savoury rice, cous cous, the list goes on. They are so moist and healthy and much quicker alternative to using potatoes.
mrsroe
9th Mar, 2013
4.05
Really easy to make and super-tasty. I halved the recipe, as making for 2 people and served with the salad and some rice flavoured with kaffir lime leaves and chilli flakes. I know lots of people have said the full recipe is enough for 2, but I disagree - and we are BIG eaters! Next time, I will add more ginger. They would be great made into tiny burgers, fried and served with dipping sauces for a dinner party starter.
dorothyd
22nd Feb, 2013
2.05
Very, very tasty, went down a treat. Different and with that oriental flavour. Made the quantity stated but my husband and I ate the lot in one sitting. Didn't make the salad, but served with couscous.
winsome77uk
19th Feb, 2013
5.05
Lovely recipe. I've made them quite a few times and they're always a success. The health benefits of eating oily fish are not bad too.
janfoweraker
19th Feb, 2013
5.05
Made these tonight for my daughter and two grandsons age 7 and 5. A great hit and they loved the salad and Thai rice I served with them. I also use a dipping sauce. Fabulous
misspiggy78
19th Feb, 2013
5.05
Was suprised to find my husband and young daughter had cleared their plate, was really quiet nice, i would maybe flatten them a little next time so their a little crispier, i served the fishcakes with veetee thai lime and herb rice and sainsburys finest rainbow salad and sweet chilli dipping sauce.
pphongg
18th Feb, 2013
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