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Super Easy Copper River Sockeye Salmon & Black Bean Burger

By Diane Wiese, F/V Martin Is.

Courtesy of our partner, Copper River Marketing Association


Experience the best of both worlds with our Minced Copper River Sockeye Salmon & Black Bean Burger. This culinary delight combines the richness of Copper River Sockeye Salmon with the heartiness of black beans, offering a flavorful blend of omega-3s, protein, and fiber. Seasoned to perfection and customizable, it's a gourmet and health-conscious twist on the classic burger.

 


Ingredients

¼ cup green onion chopped

½ cup fresh corn

½ cup zucchini diced fine or grated

½ cup cilantro, chopped

½ cup panko bread crumbs

1 can black beans, rinsed & drained

1 avocado

1 egg

1 tsp cumin

½ tsp coriander

2 tsp chili powder

salt & pepper to taste

juice of ½ lime

olive oil

 

Directions

  • Start by mixing together Minced Copper River Sockeye Salmon, corn, zucchini, cilantro, and half of the black beans in a spacious container with a lid.

  • Blend the remaining half of the black beans, half of an avocado, lime juice, using a food processor until smooth.

  • Add an egg and your preferred spices to the blended mixture, pulsing until thoroughly combined.

  • Combine the processed mixture with the salmon mixture in the container, stirring until evenly mixed.

  • Cover the container and let it chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.

  • Spread breadcrumbs onto a large plate.

  • Shape the mixture into patties of your preferred size and coat each patty in breadcrumbs.

  • Heat a large pan with a small amount of oil over medium heat.

  • Fry the patties for about 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.

  • Turn the patties only once to prevent them from breaking apart.

  • Serve the patties as burgers, meatballs, or as a filling for lettuce wraps.

 

 Good to Know STORY


The hamburger, a quintessential American dish, is believed to have originated around 1900, with one popular story attributing its creation to Louis Lassen in Connecticut. This simple yet innovative concept of placing a grilled ground beef patty between two slices of bread quickly gained popularity, evolving into the classic American hamburger. Since then, it has become a global fast-food staple, with countless variations and toppings catering to diverse tastes.



*Visit our store to learn more about the variety of fish Alaska has to offer, such as Copper River Sockeye Salmon, Copper River King Salmon, Wild Alaskan Halibut, Wild Alaskan Black Cod (Sablefish), and more.

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