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Salmon burgers are a great quick meal when you forgot to thaw out meat for dinner. The fish is full of good vitamins and omega-3s. The wasabi and sesame pack a huge punch of flavor. Plus it’s pretty dang cheap too!


Salmon Burgers with Wasabi-Sesame Mayo


  • 1 can salmon, drained
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil for frying


  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 2 tbsp prepared wasabi
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

In a bowl, combine the salmon, half the bread crumbs, parsley, egg, onion, salt and pepper; mix well. Place other half on bread crumbs on a small plate. Form the salmon into patties. Press into the bread crumbs on each side of the patty. Fry in heated oil until browned on each side. Drain on paper towels.

In a small bowl, combine the mayo ingredients. Chill for about 2 hours to help flavors meld. Serves 2.