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Salmon Burgers
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins

These Salmon Burgers are a quick and easy lunch or weeknight dinner. They use simple, easy to find ingredients and you can use canned or fresh salmon!

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salmon cakes, salmon patties
Servings: 5 -6 burgers
Calories: 262 kcal
Author: Malinda Linnebur
  • 1 pound (453g) cooked salmon (or use 1 (14.75oz; 418g) canned salmon; mostly drained)
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup (70g) breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup (25g) finely chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup (15g) finely chopped fresh dill
  • ½ large lemon, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon salt (reduce or omit if using canned)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  1. In a medium bowl flake the salmon and add remaining ingredients. Mix just until combined. Form into 5-6 patties and cook over medium low heat with a little oil for a few minutes on each side or until browned.

Recipe Notes
  1. STORAGE: Store cooled burgers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  2. FREEZER FRIENDLY: Freeze cooled burgers in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator. 
  3. REHEAT: Eat these cold, reheated in a skillet over low heat with a small amount of oil, or in the microwave.
  4. Replace the fresh dill with freeze dried or 1 tablespoon dried.
Nutrition Facts
Salmon Burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 124mg41%
Sodium 482mg21%
Potassium 630mg18%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1058IU21%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 93mg9%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.