These Salmon Burgers are savory, easy to make with simple pantry ingredients like canned salmon, Panko bread crumbs, garlic, herbs, and oil. You can have them on bread, buns, or just on their own and/or with Sriracha Mayonnaise.
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
Hi Everyone, what do you like to make with canned Salmon?
I am sharing my current favorite recipe to make with canned salmon, these Salmon burgers!
Of course, you can also use leftover salmon or fresh cooked salmon too. This recipe uses 3 cans of salmon.
The canned salmon that I used for these photos is “tuna style” so it looks a little lighter, less pink than regular salmon.
Recipe Process Photos for Salmon Burgers
I use chives in the photos in this post, you can use a mixture of herbs, depending on what you like.
Herbs like dill, parsley and cilantro also go well with fish.
I love fresh garlic in this recipe but you can also substitute garlic powder in case you do not have fresh garlic.
You can use 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder.
Salmon Vs. Tuna
You can also use canned tuna, in place of canned salmon, in the same amount.
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- 3 (5 ounce) cans of Salmon
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs
- 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs, like chives, parsley, cilantro or dill
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar or fresh lemon juice
- 1-2 tablespoons regular olive oil, plus more, if needed
- In a large mixing bowl, add salmon, eggs, Panko breadcrumbs, kosher salt, garlic, herbs and lemon juice or vinegar and combine everything evenly. Form the burgers into 6 evenly sized patties.
- In a skillet over medium heat (I use a cast iron skillet), add olive oil, fry the salmon burgers 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown on each side. When they are done, transfer them to a plate covered in paper towel to absorb the grease. Enjoy!
- Types of Salmon To Use: You can also use leftover salmon or fresh cooked salmon too. This recipe uses 3 cans of salmon. The canned salmon that I used for these photos is "tuna style" so it looks a little lighter, less pink than regular salmon.
- Salmon vs. Tuna: You can also use canned tuna, in place of canned salmon, in the same amount.
- Fresh Garlic vs. Garlic Powder: I love fresh garlic in this recipe but you can also substitute garlic powder in case you do not have fresh garlic. You can use 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder.
- Types of Herbs to Use: I use chives in the photos in this post, you can use a mixture of herbs, depending on what you like. Herbs like dill, parsley and cilantro also go well with fish.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 188Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 86mgSodium: 467mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 12g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.