Air Fryer Salmon Burger — Is there anything better than a delicious, juicy burger? The answer is no. But what about when you want something a little lighter and healthier? Enter the air fryer salmon burger. This dish is packed with flavor and fresh ingredients, and it’s perfect for a summer barbecue or dinner party. Plus, it’s easy to make – all you need is a few simple ingredients and your air fryer. So give this recipe a try – you won’t be disappointed!

Air Fryer Salmon Burger

Summer is finally here, which means cookouts and get-togethers with family and friends. This year, add something new to the menu – air fryer salmon burgers! This healthy, delicious alternative to traditional burgers will be a hit. They’re easy to make – season your salmon filet with salt, pepper, and favorite herbs, then form it into patties. Air frying them for about 10 minutes yields a crispy outside and moist inside. So go ahead and give this recipe a try – we promise you won’t be disappointed!

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What Is An Air Fryer?

An air fryer is a kitchen appliance that cooks food by circulating hot air around it. The appliance is similar to a convection oven, but the fan in an air fryer circulates the hot air more quickly, resulting in shorter cooking times. Air fryers are often used for cooking fried foods, such as French fries or chicken wings. You can also use them for baking or roasting foods. Some models include a built-in timer and alarm, making them ideal for cooking unattended.

Do you love salmon burgers but are tired of the hassle of making them? Have you tried an air fryer? If not, you’re in for a treat! Air fryers use very little oil, which means healthier food. This recipe for salmon burgers is quick and easy to make in your air fryer. You’ll have a delicious and healthy meal in no time!

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What Are Salmon Burgers?

If you’re looking for a healthy, tasty alternative to traditional beef burgers, salmon burgers are a great option. Made with fresh or canned salmon, these burgers are packed with protein and omega-3 fatty acids essential for heart health. They’re also easy to make and can be topped with your favorite toppings and condiments. So if you’re in the mood for a burger but want something a little healthier, give salmon burgers a try.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Salmon Burger

Salmon burgers are a popular choice for a healthy and tasty burger option. While many recipes call for only a few ingredients, some can be difficult to track down. The good news is that most of the ingredients needed to make an air fryer salmon burger are probably already in your kitchen! We’ll share tips on creating a delicious salmon burger with ease in this post. So, let’s get started!

Air Fryer Salmon Burger
  • Salmon: Either use fresh salmon or canned salmon
  • Dijon Mustard: Adds some flavor to the burgers, a bit of tang.
  • Mayonnaise: YOu can also use Greek Yogurt. It helps bind the burgers together.
  • Lemon Juice: Adds some great freshness to the burgers.
  • Bread Crumbs: Helps bind the salmon burgers together.
  • Scallions: Adds some freshness
  • Seasonings: Red Chili Flakes, Ground Ginger, Chives, Parsley, Salt, and Black Pepper

How To Cook Salmon Burger In Air Fryer

Raw Air Fryer Salmon Burger On Plate

Add the salmon, dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, bread crumbs, scallions, and seasonings to a large bowl. Mix well to combine. Shape four patties, then place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet and put into the freezer for about 1 hour or until frozen solid.

Add the frozen burgers to your air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 400 degrees F. Air fryer setting and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the burgers are fully cooked.

Air Fryer Salmon Burger

How To Know When Salmon Burgers Are Done

The best way to tell if salmon burgers are fully cooked is by using a meat thermometer.

Insert the meat thermometer into the thickest part of the salmon burger. When the salmon burger reads 145 degrees F, you can safely remove the burger.

What Should I Put On My Salmon Burger?

When it comes to salmon burgers, there are endless possibilities for what you can put on them. The combinations are endless, from avocado and bacon to pesto and pine nuts! Here are some ideas that will kick your salmon burger up a notch!

  • Bacon
  • Roasted red peppers
  • Mango chutney
  • Feta cheese
  • Lettuce and tomato

How Long To Cook Frozen Salmon Burger In Air Fryer

Place your frozen salmon burgers into the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 400 degrees F using the air fryer setting—Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the salmon burgers are fully cooked.

How To Store:

To Store: Let the salmon burgers cool to room temperature and then place them into an airtight container. They will last for 1 to 2 days.

To Reheat: Place the refrigerated burgers into the air fryer basket, set the temperature to 350 degrees F, air fryer setting, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until the salmon burgers are warmed through.

To Freeze: This is a great meal you can cook out of the freezer. Prepare as directed in the recipe below, and then place the frozen salmon burgers into a freezer bag or freezer-safe container. They will last for 2 to 3 months. Cook your frozen salmon burgers from frozen for the best results.

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Air Fryer Salmon Burger

Air Fryer Salmon Burger

3.86 from 7 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Freezing Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings

Description

Air Fryer Salmon Burger — Is there anything better than a delicious, juicy burger? The answer is no. But what about when you want something a little lighter and healthier? Enter the air fryer salmon burger. This dish is packed with flavor and fresh ingredients, and it's perfect for a summer barbecue or dinner party. Plus, it's easy to make – all you need is a few simple ingredients and your air fryer. So give this recipe a try – you won't be disappointed!

Ingredients 

  • 1 pound salmon, fresh or canned
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, regular or low-fat
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoon scallions, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon chives
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Add the salmon, dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, bread crumbs, scallions, and seasonings to a large bowl. Mix well to combine
  • Shape four patties, then place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet and put into the freezer for about 1 hour or until frozen solid.
  • Add the frozen burgers to your air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 400 degrees F. Air fryer setting and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the burgers are fully cooked.
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 26gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 889mgPotassium: 639mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 173IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 2mg

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