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Healthy Blackened Salmon Burgers with Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Healthy Blackened Salmon Burgers with Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Easy Blackened Salmon Burgers with Strawberry Avocado Salsa are healthy and delicious – perfect for your Memorial Day celebrations and all your upcoming summer BBQs!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb wild caught salmon skin removed
  • cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp oil plus more for cooking
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 4 brioche or hamburger buns

Strawberry Avocado Salsa

  • 8 oz strawberries diced
  • 1 large avocado diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and diced
  • ½ small onion chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • juice of 2 limes
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl, combine coconut sugar, paprika, garlic powder, salt, thyme, chili powder, and pepper. Mix to combine and set aside.
  • Add salmon to bowl of food processor and pulse a few times until finely chopped.Place chopped salmon in a medium size bowl and add panko crumbs and 1 tbsp olive oil. Mix until just combined.
  • Form salmon mixture into 4 patties. Sprinkle both sides of patties generously with spice mixture.
  • Heat grill or skillet over medium high heat. Grease with olive oil. Cook burgers until golden, 3-4 minutes. Flip gently and cook other side, 2-3 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • Place burgers on buns and top with strawberry avocado salsa!
  • To make the Strawberry Avocado Salsa, combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Toss to combine. Salsa can be stored in a covered air tight bowl in refrigerator for 2-3 days.
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