June 21, 2014

Asian Salmon Burgers with Orange-Ginger Slaw

School is out and we've been busy enjoying the beautiful weather, so blogging has kind of taken a little backseat these past two weeks.  These salmon burgers are a great summer meal because they're easy, delicious and ready in 15 minutes!  You don't have to spend copious amounts of time prepping and cooking, so you can spend more time with family and friends.  Happy Saturday!


Yields 4 burgers

  • 1 1/4 lb center-cut salmon, finely minced 
  • 4 green onions, diced 
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 
  • 2 large eggs 
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, finely minced 
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil 
  • 1/2 tsp pepper 
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 c seasoned breadcrumbs 
  • 4 hamburger buns 
  • Sliced tomatoes

Orange-Ginger Slaw

  • 1/3 c shredded green cabbage
  • 1/3 c shredded red cabbage
  • 1/3 c shredded carrots
  • 1/4 c plus 1 tbsp orange juice 
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger, finely minced 
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder 
  • 1/2 tsp soy sauce 
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil 
  • Pinch of pepper 
  • Salt, for sprinkling


Preheat grill over medium-high heat.

Make the slaw.  In a large bowl, combine the green cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, orange juice, ginger, garlic powder, soy sauce, sesame oil and pepper.  Cover and chill.  

In a large bowl, combine the salmon, green onions, lime juice, eggs, garlic, pepper flakes, ginger, sesame oil, pepper, brown sugar, soy sauce, and breadcrumbs.  Form into 4 patties.  Lightly sprinkle both sides of the patties with salt.  

Grill 4 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.  Assemble the burgers.  Give the Asian slaw a stir.  Place the salmon burgers on the hamburger buns, top with the slaw and sliced tomato.  


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