Keto Salmon Burgers with Sugar Free Spicy Coleslaw (Low Carb)

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These keto salmon burgers with spicy sugar free coleslaw are a perfect, quick and easy, family friendly weeknight meal!

This recipe for keto salmon burgers couldn’t be any simpler. Just a few ingredients with fresh herbs and spices and you’ve got a quick and easy meal for a busy weeknight. The side Sugar free coleslaw is also very simple to put together in less than 5 minutes. Fresh salmon is best for a nice crispy burger on the outside and tender meat on the inside. You do have the option to use canned salmon if you want an even quicker meal, but the fresh flavors of using fresh salmon with the herbs is hard to beat. Just one egg and a small amount of coconut flour to bind is all you need with the wonderful spices to make incredible tasting keto salmon burgers.

Food Processor– I highly suggest using a food processor to get all the ingredients incorporated well and smooth and quickly. The processor will help blend the spices with the salmon perfectly. 

Bowls– I use my glass bowls in different sizes for just about all my meals. 

Burger press– Obviously not a necessity but a nice little gadget when you want to impress your friends will perfectly shaped burger patties!

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Keto Salmon Burgers with Sugar Free Spicy Coleslaw (Low Carb)

These Keto Salmon Burgers with Spicy Coleslaw are a delicious speedy low-carb dinner option. High in omega3 essential fatty acids and healthy, nutritious fats. I chose to serve them in lettuce cups to keep the carbs low and the hands on cooking time down but they’re also delicious in a keto bun
if you prefer.

Ingredients

Salmon Burgers

  • 4
    salmon fillets
    (or canned boneless and skinned salmon) (500g)
  • 1
    large
    egg
  • 2
    tbsp
    coconut flour
  • 2
    cloves
    garlic
  • 1
    tbsp
    ginger
    grated (20g)
  • 2
    spring onions
    green part (10g)
  • 2
    tbsp
    fresh coriander
    chopped (or parsley) (8g)
  • 1
    tbsp
    coconut aminos
  • 1/3
    tsp
    salt
  • 1/4
    tsp
    black pepper
    cracked
  • 1/2
    tsp
    paprika
  • 1/2
    tsp
    red pepper
    (or chili flakes, to taste)

Spicy Coleslaw

  • 1
    cup
    shredded red cabbage
    (70g)
  • 1
    cup
    shredded white cabbage
    (70g)
  • 1
    medium
    stick celery
    (40g)
  • 4
    tbsp
    mayonnaise
  • 1
    tsp
    Franks hot sauce
    (or sriracha, to taste) (4g)
  • 1
    tsp
    sesame seeds

To Fry

  • 1
    tbsp
    olive oil
    (or ghee or coconut oil)

To Serve

  • 8
    Boston lettuce leaves
    (70g)

Instructions

To Make the Burgers

  1. Remove skin from salmon using a sharp knife. Dice the salmon into 2 inch chunks and place in the freezer for about 20 minutes (not so they freeze but so they firm up a bit). Place in a food processor and pulse. Transfer to a bowl.

  2. Place the rest of ingredients for the Salmon Burgers in a food processor and process until smooth.

  3. If using canned salmon, make sure you’ve removed the bones and skin and stir through with the spice mix. Shape into 4 burgers using your hands or use a burger press.

To Make the Coleslaw

  1. Finely shred the cabbage and celery using a mandoline slicer or a sharp knife. Mix with the mayo, hot sauce, seasoning, olive oil and sesame seeds.

To Cook the Burgers

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan. Fry the Salmon Burgers on medium heat for about 4 minutes per side, or until cooked through and crisp on the outside. Transfer to a piece of paper towel to soak up any excess fat.

To Serve

  1. Serve the burgers in lettuce leaves and top with slaw. Or place the slaw on the bottom if you prefer.

Storage

  1. Once cooked can be stored in an airtight Tupperware in the fridge for up to 3 days. Salmon burgers can be frozen for up to 2 months.

Recipe Notes

Net Carbs 5g

Nutrition Facts

Keto Salmon Burgers with Sugar Free Spicy Coleslaw (Low Carb)

Amount Per Serving (1 serving)

Calories 336
Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Fat 17g26%

Saturated Fat 3g19%

Cholesterol 146mg49%

Sodium 432mg19%

Potassium 1024mg29%

Carbohydrates 8g3%

Fiber 3g13%

Sugar 2g2%

Protein 37g74%

Vitamin A 1619IU32%

Vitamin C 23mg28%

Calcium 68mg7%

Iron 3mg17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Blessings, Brenda

Jo is the creative food photographer and stylist behind the healthy eating blog, Modern Food Stories. Jo’s a testament that once you find the right approach for you, you can overcome chronic illness through the healing power of food. She believes the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so all her recipes are grain, gluten and refined sugar free. Many are also dairy-free.

 

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