4 from 2 votes
Quinoa and Milk Poached Salmon Burger
Quinoa and Milk Poached Salmon Burger
Prep Time
6 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
16 mins
Simple and delicious quinoa and milk poached salmon burgers will make your weekday dinner just that little bit special. Enjoy with a salad or stuffed into a bread roll with all the fixings.
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Anytime
Servings: 12 burgers
Calories: 320 kcal
Author: Whole Food Bellies
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 lb . fresh salmon
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa completely cooled
  • 2 green onion white and light green part only, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • cooking oil for cooking I use avocado oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon wedges to serve
  1. In a small saucepan with a lid, bring the milk to a boil. Remove from the heat, pop the salmon into the milk and put the lid on. Leave for about 3-4 minutes before removing the salmon and flaking it with a fork and setting aside to cool (if you have a thicker cut, you may need to turn the filet over halfway through). Throw the milk away.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, green onion, parsley, mayonnaise, mustard, egg, lemon juice, lemon zest and paprika. Stir to combine. Once cooled, add in the flaked salmon and season with salt and pepper to taste.Give it a mix until everything is combined
  3. Heat a little oil in a medium sized pan. Once hot, add heaped tablespoons full of the salmon mixture to the pan and cook for about 4 minutes on each side
  4. Once cooked, remove from the pan and serve with squeeze of lemon
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa and Milk Poached Salmon Burger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3.1g19%
Cholesterol 119mg40%
Sodium 113mg5%
Carbohydrates 4.7g2%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 32.7g65%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.