Salmon Burgers with Dill Mustard

December 2007
Salmon Burgers with Dill Mustard

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Turn salmon into a tasty herb-seasoned burger.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless salmon filet, cut into large chunks
  • 2 tablespoons capers, chopped
  • Grated peel of half a lemon (lemon half reserved for squeezing)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley (a generous handful)
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO
  • 1/4 seedless cucumber, chopped
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 4 kaiser rolls, split
  • 4 red-leaf lettuce leaves
Directions
  1. Using a food processor, coarsely chop the salmon; transfer to a bowl. Mix in the capers, lemon peel, parsley and seafood seasoning and season with salt and pepper. Form into 4 patties.
  2. Preheat the broiler. In a nonstick skillet, heat the EVOO, 1 turn of the pan, over medium-high heat. Add the patties and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes and red onion. In another small bowl, mix the mustard with the dill.
  4. Toast the rolls under the broiler and slather each side with the mustard-dill sauce. Squeeze the lemon half over the cooked burgers. Set a lettuce leaf and burger on each roll bottom and top with tomato-cucumber relish and a roll top.
Tip Hot stuff
  • Add horseradish to the dill mustard.
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