Salmon Burger with Dill-Yogurt Sauce

The Salmon Burger with Dill-Yogurt Sauce is a symphony of refined flavors and textures, transporting you to a seaside bistro with every bite.

This burger is a delightful fusion of succulent salmon paired with the aromatic freshness of dill, all harmoniously tied together by a tangy yogurt sauce.

Encased in a soft, toasted bun and garnished with crisp greens, this burger is not only a feast for the taste buds but also a visual delight. It’s an elegant and luxurious alternative to the traditional burger, perfect for those seeking a gourmet experience.


For the Salmon Patties:

  • 1 pound fresh salmon fillet, skin removed and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For the Dill-Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For Assembly:

  • 4 artisanal buns, toasted
  • Fresh lettuce or arugula leaves
  • Thinly sliced cucumber


Making the Dill-Yogurt Sauce:

  1. In a bowl, combine yogurt, dill, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  2. Stir well and refrigerate until ready to use.

Preparing the Salmon Patties:

  1. In a large bowl, combine chopped salmon, breadcrumbs, egg, green onions, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  2. Form into 4 evenly-sized patties.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Cook the patties for 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through.

Assembling the Burgers:

  1. Spread a generous amount of dill-yogurt sauce on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Layer with lettuce or arugula, followed by a salmon patty.
  3. Add thinly sliced cucumber for an added refreshing crunch.
  4. Cap with the other half of the bun.


Serve the Salmon Burger with Dill-Yogurt Sauce alongside a fresh lemon wedge and a side of quinoa salad or roasted vegetables for a complete, sophisticated meal.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 8 minutes
  • Total time: 28 minutes

The Salmon Burger with Dill-Yogurt Sauce is a testament to the beauty of gourmet simplicity. The richness of the salmon, the zest of the lemon, and the aromatic whisper of dill come together to craft a burger that’s truly exceptional.

Every bite is a dance of flavors, a celebration of quality ingredients combined with culinary artistry. It’s not just a burger, but a narrative of taste, an experience that enchants and satisfies. Dive into this culinary masterpiece and savor the sophisticated blend of land and sea. Enjoy the journey!