Salmon Burger with Horseradish Sauce

The Salmon Burger with Horseradish Sauce is a sophisticated yet delightful take on the classic burger, combining the rich and oily texture of salmon with a sharp, tangy horseradish sauce.

This exquisite creation is perfect for seafood lovers looking for a gourmet experience. The succulent salmon patty, when bitten into, reveals a tender and flavorful interior that is perfectly complemented by the zing of the horseradish sauce.

Served on a toasted brioche bun and accompanied by fresh greens, this burger is a harmonious blend of luxurious taste and texture.


For the Salmon Patties:

  • 500g fresh salmon fillet, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, for frying

For the Horseradish Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For Assembly:

  • 4 brioche buns, toasted
  • Fresh arugula or spinach leaves
  • Thinly sliced cucumber
  • Thinly sliced red onion


Making the Salmon Patties:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chopped salmon, red onion, garlic, Dijon mustard, beaten egg, breadcrumbs, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Shape the mixture into 4 equal-sized patties.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Fry the salmon patties for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and cooked through.

Making the Horseradish Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, horseradish, lemon juice, salt, and pepper until smooth.

Assembling the Burgers:

  1. Spread a generous amount of horseradish sauce on the bottom half of each toasted brioche bun.
  2. Place a salmon patty on top of the sauce.
  3. Add a layer of arugula or spinach, followed by slices of cucumber and red onion.
  4. Drizzle a little more horseradish sauce over the vegetables if desired.
  5. Cap off the burger with the top half of the brioche bun.


  • Place each burger on a plate, possibly with a side of sweet potato fries or a light salad to complement the rich flavors of the salmon and the zing of the horseradish sauce.


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


  • This recipe makes 4 generous salmon burgers.

The Salmon Burger with Horseradish Sauce is a perfect blend of flavors and textures, ensuring each bite is as delightful as the last. The crispy exterior of the salmon patty gives way to a moist, flavorful interior that pairs exquisitely with the sharpness of the horseradish sauce.

The fresh greens and crisp vegetables add a refreshing crunch, creating a well-rounded dining experience. Whether it’s a special occasion or just a desire for something out of the ordinary, this burger is sure to satisfy your gourmet cravings.

Enjoy this luxurious twist on the classic burger that brings the ocean’s bounty straight to your dinner table.

Enjoy your meal!