Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce Recipe

Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce are easy to make, moist and tender, cost effective, and delicious.  This is an easy to make, delicious, and healthy alternative to a traditional beef burger.  So give beef a break and make these salmon burger that Children also love!  Use your family’s favorite hamburger-type buns and their favorite toppings.  You could also ditch the bun and serve these salmon burgers over a bed of salad greens.  You decide!

I always try to keep some canned salmon in my pantry to use for a last-minute dinner or in case of an emergency.  You just never know!  Sometimes I forget about using canned salmon as an option to get more fish in my family’s diet.  As a reminder, always purchase good quality canned salmon and always check the expiration date.

close up image of Salmon Patties on a bed of lettuce

For more great Low Fat Recipes, Low Calorie Recipes, Low Carbohydrate recipes, and Diabetic Recipes, check out my Diet Recipe Index.  Also check out my Nutritional Chart for fat grams, fiber grams, and calories for all your favorite foods.

More of Linda’s great Salmon Recipes and also How To Select, Buy, and Cook Fish.

Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce Recipe:
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce Recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Salmon Burgers:
Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce:
Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce Instructions:
  1. Prepare Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine salmon, egg whites, bread crumbs, onion, salt, and pepper; using your hands, shape into six equal-sized patties.

  3. In a large frying pan over medium heat, melt butter.  Add salmon patties and brown on both sides.  Remove from heat, transfer onto a serving platter, and serve with Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce and lemon wedges.

  4. Makes 6 servings.

  5. Each Serving Totals - 7.3 Fat Grams, 226.32 calories, 5.6 WW Points

Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce Instructions:
  1. In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, lemon zest, lemon juice, and sugar; mix until well blended. 

Recipe Notes

* Check out Making Homemade Bread Crumbs.

Source:  Salmon Patty photo from AJ’s Food Store.

Comments and Reviews

One Response to “Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Sour Cream Sauce Recipe”

  1. Karen Calanchini

    Which canned salmon brand do you consider to be “good”.


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