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Salmon Burgers with Basil Lime Aioli

Original Recipe from http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/salmonburgerswithbas_86430
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 6 -7 Sliders


  • 600 g boneless skinless salmon, cut into chunks (or ground salmon)
  • 75 g breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 shallot finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp vegetable oil for frying
  • 200 g mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil finely chopped
  • 1 lime juice and zest
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • If using a food processor, place the salmon, breadcrumbs, egg white, shallot and basil inside. Pulse until combined, but not puréed. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Divide the mixture into 6-7 portions and shape each into a burger patty. Place onto a plate and transfer to the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then add the burgers and fry for three minutes on each side, or until golden-brown all over and completely cooked through.
  • For the basil and lime mayonnaise - mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Season, to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.