Saturday, August 1, 2009

Lemon Salmon Burgers

16 ounces flaked, fully cooked salmon
2 eggs
1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp. finely chopped onion
1/4 c. Italian seasoned bread crumbs
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1 pinch read pepper flakes
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 pinch dried basil

1. In a medium bowl, mix together the salmon, eggs, parsley, onion, breadcrumbs, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. basil, and red pepper flakes. Form into 6 FIRMLY packed patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the patties, and cook for 4 minutes per side, or until nicely browned.
3. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, 1 Tbsp. of lemon juice and a pinch of basil. Use as a sauce for your patties.

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