Salmon Burger with Garlic Sauce

The Salmon Burger with Garlic Sauce is a luxurious and flavorful delight, perfect for those looking to elevate their burger experience.

This gourmet creation features a juicy, perfectly cooked salmon fillet, complemented by a rich and creamy garlic sauce, all nestled within a soft, toasted bun.

Every bite is a harmonious blend of the ocean’s bounty and aromatic herbs, creating a culinary adventure that’s simply unforgettable.


For the Salmon Patties:

  • 4 salmon fillets (about 150g each), skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

For the Garlic Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (you can use a vegan alternative if preferred)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Additional Ingredients:

  • 4 burger buns, toasted
  • Fresh lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomato
  • Sliced red onion


Preparing the Salmon Patties:

  1. Preheat your grill or frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the salmon fillets with salt, pepper, lemon zest, and chopped dill.
  3. Brush the grill or pan with olive oil and place the salmon fillets. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fully cooked but still juicy.
  4. Remove from heat and let it rest for a minute.

Preparing the Garlic Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. If you’re using parsley, add it to the sauce and stir to combine.
  3. Refrigerate the sauce for at least 10 minutes to let the flavors meld together.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread a generous amount of garlic sauce on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Place a lettuce leaf followed by a slice of tomato and red onion.
  3. Lay the grilled salmon fillet on top.
  4. Add another dollop of garlic sauce if desired.
  5. Cap with the top half of the bun.


  • Serve immediately, accompanied by a side of crispy sweet potato fries or a light salad.


  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes


  • 4 delectable burgers


Indulge in the opulent tastes and textures of the Salmon Burger with Garlic Sauce. The salmon patty, with its crispy exterior and tender, flaky interior, provides a rich and savory taste, enhanced by the zestiness of lemon and the freshness of dill.

The creamy garlic sauce adds a luxurious layer of flavor, with a slight kick from the raw garlic balanced by the tang of lemon juice. Fresh lettuce, juicy tomato slices, and crisp red onion add an additional layer of freshness and crunch, rounding off the flavors and making every bite a celebration of taste and texture.

Nestled between the halves of a soft, toasted bun, this burger is a feast for the senses, a perfect blend of elegance and satisfaction. Ideal for a special occasion or whenever you feel like treating yourself, the Salmon Burger with Garlic Sauce is a testament to the beauty of simplicity and the richness of flavors that can be found in a well-made burger.

Enjoy and savor every bite of this gourmet delight.