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Easy Salmon Burgers Recipe

Author Larisha Campbell


  • 1 lb Alaska salmon
  • 3/4 cup Panko crumbs
  • 1/2 cup red pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • * 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 burger buns
  • Optional toppings: lettuce tomato, red onion, avocado, lime sauce (1/4 cup plain greek yogurt + 1 lime - recipe below)


  1. Remove skin, if any, from salmon.
  2. Using two forks, shred the salmon apart into pieces.
  3. In a large bowl, add salmon pieces, panko crumbs, red pepper, parmesan cheese, egg, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. Combine really well.
  5. Separate the mixture into 4 equal parts and form into patty shape.
  6. Let patties sit for 10 minutes.
  7. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium low heat.
  8. Depending on skillet size, add burgers all at once or in batches, making sure not to overcrowd burgers.
  9. Cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  10. Remove and add desired toppings to patties.
  11. For lime sauce - combine 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt with zest and juice of one lime. Stir until combined. Use immediately or store in air tight container for up to 3 days.