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Easy Salmon Burger Recipe on Bun

2 Ingredient Salmon Burgers


This 2 Ingredient Salmon Burger Recipe uses just canned salmon, an egg, and whatever spices you like to make an inexpensive and healthy dinner in just minutes.


  • 1 (15 ounce) can salmon with bones and skin, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon pepper seasoning (optional)


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add drained salmon to a large bowl or food processor.
  3. Add seasonings and egg.
  4. Mix thoroughly with hands, or pulse in food processor.
  5. Spray skillet with non-stick spray.
  6. Form salmon mixture into 3-4 patties.
  7. Add to prepared skillet, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Flip, and cook each patty for an additional 1-2 minutes, or until browned.


  • Drain as much moisture from salmon as possible to help burgers stick together.
  • Alternative seasoning options: 1 teaspoon cumin + 1 teaspoon lime zest + 1/2 teaspoon chili powder; 1 teaspoon garlic powder + 1 teaspoon dried dill + 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Dinner, Entree
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: seafood

Keywords: salmon, burger, canned, dinner, main dish, entree, gluten free, egg