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healthy salmon burgers

Mediterranean healthy Salmon Burgers with yogurt & dill sauce

Protein rich and full of flavor healthy salmon burgers! The yogurt, lemon and dill sauce takes this recipe to a whole new level!
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Healthy, Mediterranean
Keyword burger, dill, fish, Greek yogurt, salmon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Calories 370 kcal
Author The Hungry Bites

Ingredients

  • For the Salmon patties
  • 1 pound (450 grams) salmon, skinned and boned and in pieces
  • 1 cup (60 grams) bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup green onions or chives
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • the zest of half a lemon
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • half red bell pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground anise
  • 1 teaspoon mild paprika
  • For the sauce:
  • 4-5 tablespoons Greek yogurt, 2% fat (or full fat)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill
  • 4-6 burger buns
  • 1 cup chopped spinach or baby spinach
  • tomato slices
  • 1-2 thinly sliced radishes

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, process all the ingredients for the fish patties until a soft mixture is formed. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator for one hour or more (optional).

    Lightly oil your hands and form 4-6 patties.

  2. Cook them under medium heat in a non-stick saucepan, about 3-4 minutes each side, or until browned.
  3. In a small bowl mix together the ingredients for the sauce with a fork.
  4. Cut the buns in half, place some spinach and tomato slices on the bottom half, put one patty on top, cover with some sauce, some radish slices and cover with the top half of the bun.
  5. Eat!

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes 4 large salmon patties or 6 medium ones.
If you have some Greek ouzo you can use that to wet your hands and form the patties. It will give them a great taste! Just remember to lightly oil your non-stick saucepan before cooking them.