A delicious salmon patty on a brioche bun with an orange chipotle mayo, avocado slices and lettuce
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Pistachio Salmon Patties with Orange Chipotle Mayo

Pistachio salmon patties with orange chipotle mayo use canned salmon for an easy and healthy recipe. Serve over salad or on a bun.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword burgerrecipes, easydinner, healthyrecipes, lunchrecipes, salmonburger, salmonpatties
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5
Author Wine a Little Cook A Lot

Ingredients

Orange Chipotle Mayo

  • 1 tbsp Orange Zest
  • 2 tbsp Orange Juice
  • 1 tsp Chipotle in Adobe Sauce chopped finely
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Pepper
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise

Pistachio Salmon Patties

  • 1/3 cup Pistachios shelled and roasted
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ cup Fresh Basil chopped (or ½ tsp dried)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 14.75 oz. can Salmon drained and rinsed (or about 1lb. fresh salmon)
  • ½ Bell Pepper diced small
  • 3 Green Onions sliced (white and green parts)
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/3 cup Panko Bread Crumbs

Instructions

Orange Chipotle Mayo

  • Place ingredients in food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Transfer to small airtight jar or container.
  • Mayo can be stored in the refrigerator for

Pistachio Salmon Patties

  • Place the pistachios, garlic cloves, parmesan cheese, basil, salt and pepper in food processor and pulse until finely ground. Slowly add olive oil and blend.
  • Place salmon, bell peppers, green onion, lemon juice and panko breadcrumb in medium size bowl. Add pistachio pesto and stir until evenly combined (you can use your hands for this!).
  • Divide mixture into 4 equal patties and place on dish or parchment paper.
  • Heat olive oil in a medium-large frying pan, add patties and cook 3-4 minutes per side until slightly browned.
  • Serve on bun with chipotle mayo or over salad.

Notes

*Salmon Burgers will keep in the refrigerator up to 3 days. *Salmon Burgers can be made and frozen for up to 4 months.