How To Cook Salmon Burgers From Whole Foods

How To Cook Salmon Burgers From Whole Foods: Full Guide

Last Updated on April 15, 2024 by Shari Mason

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Indulge in the deliciousness of wholesome salmon burgers, the perfect alternative to traditional beef burgers. I will demonstrate how to create mouth-watering salmon burgers using ingredients from Whole Foods.

I’ll show you how to choose the right ingredients, prepare your ingredients, and cook the perfect salmon burger. 

So, let’s get started.

How Do You Cook Salmon Burgers From Whole Foods? 

3 pcs of salmon patties
  1. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. 
  2. Once hot, add a drizzle of olive oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the skillet. 
  3. Place the salmon burgers in the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until cooked through. 
  4. Once cooked, transfer the salmon burgers to a plate. 
  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix some mayonnaise, diced onion, capers, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper. 
  6. Spread the mayonnaise mixture over the cooked salmon burgers. 
  7. Toast your favorite buns (or rolls) in the skillet or toaster oven. 
  8. Place the salmon burgers on the buns and top them with your favorite toppings. 
  9. Serve and enjoy your delicious salmon burgers from Whole Foods.


How To Cook Salmon Burgers In The Oven?

To cook salmon burgers [1] in the oven, preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place the salmon burgers on top. Brush each burger with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. 

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Bake for 15 minutes, until the burgers are cooked and lightly browned. Serve with your favorite accompaniments.

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How To Cook A Salmon Burger On The Stove

To cook a salmon burger on the stove, combine ingredients like cooked or canned salmon, an egg, breadcrumbs [2], and seasonings of your choice in a bowl. 

Form the mixture into patties and set aside. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, and add a generous amount of cooking oil. 

Place the salmon patties in the skillet and cook for 4-6 minutes per side or until the burgers are golden brown and cooked through. 

Serve your salmon burgers with a delicious side like roasted potatoes or a salad.

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How To Cook Premade Salmon Burgers

To cook premade salmon burgers, preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the burgers on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 12-15 minutes, flipping them once halfway through. 

When the burgers are cooked through, remove them from the oven and serve with your favorite condiments and sides. 

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What Are The Topping Options?

salmon patty with salad and mayo on the side
  1. Avocado Slices: The creamy and slightly nutty flavor of avocado pairs perfectly with salmon’s rich and savory taste. 
  2. Sauteed Mushrooms: Sauteed mushrooms provide a savory, earthy flavor that complements the smoky taste of a salmon burger. 
  3. Capers: Capers add a salty, briny flavor to a salmon burger, which helps balance out the salmon’s richness. 
  4. Lime Mayo: Lime mayo is a great way to add a tangy, citrusy flavor to a salmon burger. 
  5. Onion Relish: Onion relish adds a sweet, tangy flavor that pairs perfectly with the smokiness of a salmon burger.

How Do You Know When Salmon Burgers Are Done?

Salmon burgers are done when the internal temperature reaches 145°F. To ensure they are done, insert an instant-read thermometer into the thickest part of the burger. 

You can also tell when salmon burgers are done when they are golden brown on the outside and the center of the burger is opaque and cooked through. 

When you press on the center of the burger, it should feel firm and not mushy.

Do You Cook Them Frozen?

Cooking salmon burgers from frozen is a great option when you’re short on time. Frozen burgers are easy to prepare, requiring no thawing and only minimal preparation. 

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Preheat a skillet over medium heat to cook frozen salmon burgers and lightly grease it with cooking oil or butter. Place the frozen burgers on the pan, cover, and cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping at the halfway mark. 

Once the burgers are cooked, serve them on buns with your favorite condiments.


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Tartar sauce, lemon aioli, or honey mustard are all good condiments for a salmon burger.

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Yes, salmon burgers can be baked! Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and place the salmon burgers on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the salmon burgers are cooked and golden brown.

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No, salmon burgers do not need to be well done. They should be cooked until the fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.

In Conclusion

Cooking salmon burgers from Whole Foods is a great way to enjoy a delicious, healthy meal. Preparing the burgers is easy and can be done quickly with minimal ingredients. 

The burgers have a great flavor and can be served with various sides, making them a great meal for lunch or dinner. 

With a few simple steps and some fresh ingredients, you can have a delicious salmon burger in no time.


Shari Mason

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