Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

The best and EASIEST salmon burgers of your life. Plus, the flavors are unreallll!! Low carb, gluten free, paleo, and perfect for summer!!

Have you ever bought salmon burgers from the store and say to yourself… hmm, I should try making these. I did one summer. We were having salmon burgers on repeat with a mustard aioli that we just couldn’t get enough of. 

 Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

Every time I had a salmon burger they felt so light and healthy. I’d throw it on top of a salad, but stacking them high with toppings and popping them in between some burger buns isn’t the worst idea πŸ˜‰

While the store-bought did the trick that summer, I love the idea of making them yourself because you know all the fresh and real ingredients that go into it. I’m always kind of skeptical when food is ground up and reformed into an unrecognizable shape with tons of added fillers and whatevers. 

Not to get too deep on a weekday but… Yeah, what I said in the paragraph above.  Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

I think these make a really awesome weeknight meal, they come together super easy AND I think it would be awesome for all you meal preppers out there to make a batch to have on top of your tupperware salads throughout the week. Just a (really awesome) thought πŸ™‚

So let’ make some Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers!!

In a bowl, combine the salmon, garlic, cilantro, onion, eggs, mustard, lime, salt and pepper. 

Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

Mix every together until well combined and allow to sit for 3-5 minutes.

Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

Spray your grill pan with olive oil, and heat it over medium-high.

Grab a fistful of the salmon mixture and  form a firm ball. Place it in the pan in the ball and allow to cook for one minute before pressing it down with the backside of your spatula to form a burger. 

Cook another 2 minutes, or until the bottom side is golden-brown. Gently flip and cook the other side for 2 minutes. 

Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

I made smaller burgers (or sliders) so they could all cook together in the same pan.

While they’re cooking, mash an avocado in a bowl with juice from the other half of the lime and a couple pinches of sea salt.

Top each burger with a scoop of avocado and any extra chopped onion. Serve immediately!

 Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

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Cilantro + Lime Grilled Salmon Burgers

  • Author: Lindsay// The Toasted Pine Nut
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

The best and EASIEST salmon burgers of your life. Plus, the flavors are unreallll!! Low carb, gluten free, paleo, and perfect for summer!!


Scale

Ingredients

Patties

  • 2 5 oz. cans salmon (10 oz. total)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • handful cilantro, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil spray for cooking

Topping

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • couple pinches salt

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine the salmon, garlic, cilantro, onion, eggs, mustard, lime, salt and pepper.
  2. Mix every together until well combined and allow to sit for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Spray your grill pan with olive oil, and heat it over medium-high.
  4. Grab a fistful of the salmon mixture and form a firm ball.
  5. Place the ball in the pan and allow to cook for one minute before pressing it down with the backside of your spatula to form a burger.
  6. Cook another 2 minutes, or until the bottom side is golden-brown.
  7. Gently flip and cook the other side for 2 – 3 minutes.
  8. I made smaller burgers (or sliders) so they could all cook together in the same pan.
  9. While they’re cooking, mash an avocado in a bowl with juice from the other half of the lime and a couple pinches of sea salt.
  10. Top each burger with a scoop of avocado and any extra chopped onion. Serve immediately!


Notes

Per burger: Calories 163; Fat 11.0g (Sat 2.2g); Protein 12.0g; Carb 5.6g (net carb 2.9g); Fiber 2.7g; Sodium 74mg

Enjoy!! xo

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