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Grilled Salmon Burger with Chipotle Mayo

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Salmon Burger with Chipotle Mayo

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

10

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Try out this fresh water take on a BBQ classic. Cilantro and jalapeno seasoned salmon patties are grilled over sweet maple wood, loaded onto brioche with all the fixins' and topped with a savory homemade chipotle mayo.

Ingredients

  • 2 Stalk Scallions, minced

  • 1 Whole jalapeño pepper, deseeded and minced

  • 1 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1/2 Tablespoon Traeger Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy Rub

  • 1 To Taste salt

  • 1 Pinch black pepper

  • 2 Pound Wild Caught Salmon Fillet, skinned, pin bones removed

  • 1/2 Cup mayonnaise

  • 2 Whole minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, plus 1 tablespoon sauce

  • 1 Half lime, juiced

  • 1 To Taste salt

  • 1 To Taste pepper

  • 1 As Needed butter lettuce

  • 1 As Needed Onion, Sliced

  • 1 As Needed Pickle, slices

  • 1 As Needed Brioche Buns

Steps

  • 1

    Combine scallions, jalapeño, cilantro, garlic cloves, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Rub, salt, and pepper in a food processor and pulse a few times to combine. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and pulse once or twice more.
  • 2

    Roughly chop the salmon and place in the bowl of the food processor and pulse 2-3 times. Remove salmon mixture from food processor and form into 5 patties roughly 6 oz each. Place the patties on a sheet tray and transfer to the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal results, set to 500℉ if available.
  • 4

    Place salmon burgers directly on the grill grate and cook for 4 minutes each side flipping once.
  • 5

    For the Chipotle Mayo: Combine mayonnaise, chipotles, adobo sauce, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Mix well and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 6

    To assemble the burgers, place the salmon burger on the bottom bun and top with lettuce, onions, pickles (or your favorite toppings) and chipotle mayo. Enjoy!