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Grilled Fresh Salmon Patties with Lemon Dill Mayo

A fresh and fun take on the classic salmon pattie recipe. We used fresh chopped salmon with bell peppers, dill and more to create a grilled salmon pattie. Served with a zesty lemon dill mayo.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 268 kcal
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For the Salmon Patties

  • 1 pound fresh salmon filet
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons red bell pepper finely diced
  • 3 tablespoons onion finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil plus additional for brushing the patties
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

For the Lemon Dill Mayo

  • 1/2 cup Duke's mayo
  • 2 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 pinch Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

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For the Salmon Patties

  1. In a small skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Cook the garlic, red bell pepper and onion for 5 minutes or until tender. Set aside and let cool.
  2. Remove skin from the salmon filet if needed. Finely chop the salmon until it resembles the consistency of hamburger meat.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the chopped salmon, pepper and onion mixture, egg, panko bread crumbs, fresh dill and seasonings. Stir to incorporate all ingredients.
  4. Form the salmon mixture into patties and place on a wax or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour.
  5. To cook, heat a clean grill to approximately 400 degrees. Oil the grill, and brush both sides of the chilled salmon patties lightly with olive oil.
  6. Place the patties onto the grill. Let them cook for 4 - 5 minutes, then flip. Cook on the other side for an additional 4 - 5 minutes. Serve with Lemon Dill Mayo

For the Lemon Dill Mayo

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the mayo, dill, and seasonings. Squeeze the juice of one lemon wedge and stir well.
  2. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is easily doubled for a crowd or for meal prep. 

Refrigerate the lemon dill mayo leftovers.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Fresh Salmon Patties with Lemon Dill Mayo
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 297mg 12%
Potassium 429mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Sugars 1g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 5.7%
Vitamin C 19.2%
Calcium 2.4%
Iron 5.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.