Cookbook:Chipotle BBQ Salmon Burgers

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There's a new trend in burgers: Non-beef burgers. Now, instead of beef, people are making them out of other meats, such as pork, fish, and game. These are especially popular in the United States

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

1 1/4 pound skinless wild salmon filet, cut into 2-inch cubes
Seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay
4 hamburger buns, split in half and toasted
Extra-virgin olive oil
3 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely minced
3 tbs adobo sauce
3 tbs barbecue sauce
3 tbs unsalted butter, cut into small cubes

Directions[edit | edit source]

  1. Run salmon cubes through a meat grinder on medium setting. Mix with chipotle, sauce, butter, and adobo.
  2. Form into 4 equal patties, about 3/4 inch thick. Brush with extra-virgin olive oil and season both sides liberally with seasoning. Set aside.
  3. Preheat grill pan to medium high. Rub with olive oil, then add salmon. Grill 5-6 minutes per side for medium rare, or until desired doneness is achieved.
  4. Brush buns with oil. Place a patty on and close. Serve immediately with desired condiments.

Notes, Tips, and Variations[edit | edit source]

You could try this with a standard grill, but they may not stay together. To cook on a standard grill, follow same directions only with a standard grill.

A few days ago, I found an excellent way to cook them on a grill: Planking. Just soak 2 untreated cedar, applewood, hickory, or mesquite planks in cold water for 1 hour. Air dry overnight, then place on the sides of one burner heated to medium low. Add 2 patties to each plank and insert a probe thermometer into one of them. Cover and cook until temperature is 140 degrees F.