Salmon Burgers

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Salmon BurgersRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
Give beef a break and try quick, simple salmon burgers. Combine salmon with red onion and fresh basil to make a hearty burger with less than 200 calories. Enjoy on toasted fococcia bread for a gourmet meal that’s ready in 10 minutes. Summer entertaining just got so much easier.
4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)

Ingredients

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1 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (1-pound) salmon fillet, skinned and chopped
1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
1 large egg white
Cooking spray
8 (3/4-ounce) slices focaccia, toasted

Preparation

Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine hot pepper sauce and egg white in a small bowl; add egg white mixture to salmon mixture, stirring well to combine.

Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add salmon patties, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve patties on toasted focaccia.

Created date

June 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 190
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 3.8 g
Polyfat 2.1 g
Protein 25.2 g
Carbohydrate 1.1 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 236 mg
Calcium 21 mg