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Categories: Fish and shellfish, Quick and easy, Sandwiches

Norsk salmon burgers

It's Monday evening and Amuse Cafe is closed. But upstairs, in the main dining room, half a dozen people sit at a long table covered with plates of mini-marshmallows, sliced nuts, M&Ms and shredded coconut, waiting for the holiday desserts ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes | Serves 6
Note: From chef Michael Shafer at the Depot restaurant. Panko crumbs are Japanese bread crumbs, available in the Asian section of well-stocked markets.
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise, divided
  • 2 pounds fresh salmon filets
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped capers
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs, divided
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 hamburger rolls, lightly toasted

Step 1Combine the mustard, brown sugar, vinegar and one-fourth cup mayonnaise to make a sweet mustard sauce. Set aside.

Step 2Pulse the salmon in a food processor to chop coarsely.

Step 3Mix the salmon, onions, capers, parsley, salt, pepper and the remaining mayonnaise in a medium bowl. Add one-fourth cup panko bread crumbs.

Step 4Form the mixture into six equal patties, then lightly coat the patties with the remaining panko.

Step 5Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add the salmon patties. Cook until golden brown on both sides, about 7 minutes total. Serve on toasted rolls with the sweet mustard sauce.

Each serving:
896 calories; 39 grams protein; 43 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams fiber; 64 grams fat; 11 grams saturated fat; 116 mg. cholesterol; 1,236 mg. sodium.
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