Paleo Salmon Burgers with Mustard Sauce


Paleo Salmon Burgers with Mustard Sauce

There’s something fishy going on at The Paleo Diet® and we are loving it!  This unique method for preparing salmon has quickly become a team favorite.  Get your Omega 3s and add some spice to your life at the same time.  We’re sure you will love these fast and easy burgers topped with the tangy flavors of the mustard sauce.  The simple prep and simple cleanup will appeal to your kitchen crew as well.  Enjoy! 

  • Author: Lorrie Cordain
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 people 1x
  • Category: Fish
  • Cuisine: American


  • 12 ozwild salmon fillets, skin removed and finely chopped 
  • 1 egg, beaten 
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 3 green onions, chopped 
  • 1/4 tsp pepper 
  • Dash of cayenne 
  • 1/4 cup almond flour 
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil, for the pan 

For the mustard sauce: 

  • 3 tbsp Paleo mayonnaise 
  • ¼ cup spicy Paleo mustard 
  • 12 tbsp lemon juice 


For the burgers: 

  1. In a large bowl, combineallingredients and mix well. Use your hands to form 4-5 burger patties, firmly packed. Place patties on a platter and set aside. 
  2. In a separate bowl, stir together the ingredients for the mustard sauce. Adjust lemon juice to taste. Set aside.
  3. Melt coconut oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the salmon patties and cook for 4-6 minutes per side, until browned and opaque throughout. Serve warm, drizzled with mustard sauce.


For hundreds of pure Paleo recipes be sure to check out The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook and The Real Paleo Diet Fast and Easy 

Keywords: salmon, Paleo, fish, salmon burger, mustard

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