California Salmon Burger

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California Salmon Burger

Delicious way to eat a burger especially if you don't want to eat meat. Fun way to add to any BBQ.

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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 1 1/3 boneless, skinless salmon fillets, roughly cut into chunks
  • 1 cup California black ripe olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chives, chopped
  • 2 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 Whole grain hamburger buns
  • 1 ounce shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 ounce arugula leaves
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice



1 Place salmon into the bowl of a food processor and pulse 3-5 times until coarsely ground. Transfer to a clean mixing bowl and stir in 3/4 cup California Ripe Olives, chives, fennel seed, lemon zest and salt.
2 Form into 4 (1/3 lb.) patties and grill over medium high heat for 4-6 minutes on each side.
3 While burgers are cooking, slice buns in half and place on grill until lightly toasted, then transfer to serving plates.
4  In a small mixing bowl, combine shallots, arugula, lemon juice and remaining California Ripe Olives.
5  Set aside.
6  Place one cooked burger on the bottom half of each bun. Top with arugula mixture and remaining buns.

Source: California Olive