The Recipe:

Spinach Ginger Salmon Burgers With Hot Peach Chutney

By:  Ari  Bendersky  Abe's Market Contributor  October 10th, 2013

Everyone loves a good burger, but not everyone wants to eat beef. Or turkey. But salmon? Salmon burgers are a great substitute for fish-eating vegetarians and those who are just in the mood for something a little healthier. This delicious recipe from the Virginia Chutney Company uses their Hot Peach Chutney to add a sweet heat to salmon burgers. Add in spinach, ginger and some other tasty seasonings and you have one healthy burger.

Ginger Spinach Salmon Burgers with Hot Peach Chutney


  • 1 lb salmon filet, skinned
  • 3 heaping T Hot Peach Chutney
  • 2 C fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 3 scallions, minced
  • 1 tsp finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 large egg white
  • Vegetable oil for brushing skillet


  1. Cut salmon into 1/4-inch slices, then stir together with chutney, spinach, scallions, ginger, salt and pepper in a large bowl until combined.
  2. Beat egg white lightly and add to salmon mixture and then form into four patties.
  3. Heat a nonstick skillet over moderate heat until hot. Brush skillet with oil. Cook burgers, carefully turning once until they are cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.
  4. Serve on a toasted wheat bun.
  5. Serve with a sweet potato fries. Peel two sweet potatoes and cut it into wedges. Toss with two tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper and bake at 500 degrees for about 30 minutes.


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Ari Bendersky

Abe's Market Contributor

Ari Bendersky Ari joined Abe's Market after years of covering music, lifestyle, wine and food for the New York Times, AP, Rolling Stone, Eater, Huff Post and more. He lives naturally by biking, hiking, green juicing and avoiding high-fructose corn syrup at all costs.

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