These elegant salmon and Gouda burgers would dress up a casual occasion. They can be baked in the oven or on an indoor grill.
SALMON AND GOUDA BURGERS
1 1/3 lb skinless, boneless salmon fillet
1 clove garlic, chopped
3 green onions, chopped
2 tsp finely chopped ginger root
1 to 2 tsp sesame seed oil, to taste
2 Tbsp soy or tamari sauce
2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander 1 egg
2/3 cup breadcrumbs or panko crumbs
3 to 4 oz Gouda cheese, finely diced
? Freshly ground pepper, to taste
4 to 6 small sesame seed burger buns
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup grated carrots
24 thin cucumber slices
With a large, sharp knife or food processor, chop salmon finely.
Heat grill to medium-high or oven to 425 F.
In a mixing bowl, place all ingredients, except buns and garnishes. Season to taste and combine. Divide preparation into 4 to 6 parts and shape into patties.
Place patties on grill or on parchment-lined baking sheet on centre rack of oven.
Cook burgers for 12 to 15 minutes, turning them over only once.
Heat buns and place burgers on them. Garnish with mayonnaise, carrots and cucumbers.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Tip: You can also cook burgers in a skillet over medium-high heat, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada.
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