Salmon Burger

Salmon Burger

A quick, delicious and nutritious way of serving up a different type of hamburger.

2 servings
Preparation 15 min
Cooking 10 min

520 calories per serving 


1/2 tsp canola oil, to oil the rack   2.5 mL
260 g salmon fillet, skinned, cut into chunks    
1 shallots, finely chopped   40 g
1 eggs size large, lightly beaten    
1/2 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped   1 g
1/2 tbsp mayonnaise   8 mL
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard   2.5 mL
1/2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   1/4 lemon
2 tbsp bread crumbs   16 g
1 pinch cayenne pepper   0.1 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
2 hamburger buns   96 g
65 mL Tartare Sauce (Recipe)   1/4 cup
2 radishes,thinly sliced   30 g
1/4 cup mixed greens   6 g

Before you start

These burgers can be cooked either using an outdoor grill or in a pan on the stovetop.


  1. Preheat the outdoor grill. Lightly oil the rack.
  2. Using a knife, chop the salmon into small pieces, then put them in a bowl. Add the shallot, egg, cilantro, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, breadcrumbs and Cayenne pepper. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well until the mixture is homogeneous. You may need to add more or less breadcrumbs to reach a good consistency.
  3. Form the mixture into patties, then place them on the oiled rack. Grill about 4 min per side. Toast the buns at the same time. Alternatively, you may cook the patties on the stovetop in a thick-bottom pan.
  4. Spread the inside of the buns with the tartare sauce. Place the mix greens and the patties on the bottom of the buns. Top with the sliced radish. Close the burger then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (250g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




25 g

39 %

Saturated 5 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

25 %


195 mg


550 mg

23 %


36 g

12 %


2 g

9 %


5 g


36 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

8 %


15 %


25 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¾ serving
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Omega-3, Omega-6, Vitamin A
Good source of :
Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin K, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Diet-related health claims :

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fish | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Iron | High Vitamin D | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Source of Omega-3 | Barbecue/Broil/Grill

Tartare Sauce

Tartare Sauce

An excellent spicy dip for fish, grilled meats, and vegetables.

125 ml (0.5 cup)
Preparation 10 min


1/4 cup mayonnaise   65 mL
1/4 cup yogurt, plain, 2%   65 g
1 tsp capers, finely chopped   3 g
1/2 tbsp pickled onions, finely chopped [optional]   5 g
1/2 green onions/scallions, finely chopped   7.5 g
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper   1 g


Chop the capers, green onions, and pickled onions (optional), then put them in a small bowl. Add the mayonnaise, yogurt, and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

This recipe is in the following categories: Sauces & Dips | Halal | Kosher | Vegetarian | No Cook

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