Salmon Burgers with Peach Salsa
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Canned salmon is much less expensive than fresh salmon and involves much less prep work, too.
peach(es)2 large, diced
jalapeño pepper(s)1 small, cored, seeded and finely chopped (do not touch seeds with your bare hands)
fresh lemon juice1 tsp
sugar1 ½ tsp
table salt⅛ tsp
cilantro2 Tbsp, fresh, choppedBurgers
canned salmon14 ¾ oz, red, drained, broken into small chunks
uncooked scallion(s)1 medium, finely chopped
lemon zest2 ½ tsp
egg(s)1 large, beaten
black pepper¼ tsp
dried plain breadcrumbs3 ½ Tbsp, whole-wheat variety
- To prepare salsa, combine peaches, jalapeno and lemon juice in a medium bowl; add sugar and mix well. Stir in salt and cilantro and toss gently to mix; set aside.
- Preheat grill.
- To prepare burgers, place salmon in a medium bowl and mash salmon bones with the back of a fork. Add scallion, lemon zest, egg, pepper and bread crumbs; mix well. Shape salmon mixture into four 1-inch-thick patties.
- Gently place burgers in a grill basket or on a grill rack and grill at medium-high heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Flip burgers and grill until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes more. Serve salmon burgers with peach salsa on the side. Yields 1 burger and about 1/2 cup of salsa per serving.