Healthy Recipe: Salmon Burgers with Green Goddess Sauce


1 pound wild salmon fillet, skinned (see Tip)
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion, or scallion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, or canola oil
4 tablespoons Green Goddess Sauce, (recipe follows)

With a large chef’s knife, chop salmon using quick, even, straight-up-and-down motions (do not rock the knife through the fish or it will turn mushy) until you have a mass of roughly 1/4-inch pieces. Transfer to large bowl and gently stir in onion (or scallion), cilantro, ginger, salt and pepper, being careful not to overmix. Divide the mixture into 4 patties, about 1 inch thick. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes (or up to 2 hours) before cooking.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the burgers and cook until browned on both sides and just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes total. Serve with 1 tablespoon Green Goddess Sauce each.

Nutritional Facts:
Per serving: Serves 4; 239 calories; 13 g fat ( 2 g sat , 6 g mono ); 74 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 26 g protein; 0 g fiber; 255 mg sodium; 653 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: 
Selenium (67% daily value), Potassium (19% dv), excellent source of omega-3s

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