Cooking at Home - Salmon Burgers

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Published Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Makes: 6 Servings

This simple recipe makes good use of canned salmon, or you can also use leftover salmon if you have some on-hand. Out of both? Try canned tuna!


  • 1 2/3 cups cracker crumbs (coarse)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can canned salmon (15 oz can OR two 5 oz cans of tuna in water, drained)
  • 2/3 cup lowfat milk
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • celery (1/2 cup chopped, optional)
  • salt & pepper (to taste)


  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Mixture will be moist.
  2. Spray a large skillet with non-stick cooking spray. Heat skillet. Drop fish mixture onto the skillet using a 1/3 or 1/2 cup measuring cup. Brown on both sides.


*Dry bread crumbs, crushed unsweetened cereal, or uncooked oatmeal can be used instead of cracker crumbs.

Source: University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Nebraska Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 burger



Total Calories


Total Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

2 g


100 mg


501 mg


17 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

2 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


18 g

Vitamin D

10 mcg


185 mg


2 mg


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