salmon burgers with gingery slaw recipe

salmon burgers with gingery salsa

prep time: 25 minutes
cook time: 10 minutes
ready in: 35 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 8 oz. each


  • 1 package (12-ounce) broccoli coleslaw
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 lb. skinless salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup finely minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. In a large bowl, combine coleslaw, ginger, green onion, honey and vinegar. Let stand at room temperature while preparing salmon. Stir occasionally to keep vegetables coated with marinade.
  2. Chop salmon into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces using a knife or a food processor (don’t pulverize) and place in a medium bowl. Add onion, parsley, paprika, cayenne, bread crumbs and egg. Stir gently to combine. Shape salmon mixture into 4 patties.
  3. Lightly coat a grill pan or skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Grill or cook patties, 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  4. Serve salmon burgers with slaw.
  5. Suggestion: Serve burgers with roasted potatoes or on buns with tomato or red pepper slices.

per serving: 260 calories, 7g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 100mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 12g sugars, 28g protein