This supermoist, flavorful and healthy fish burger is the runner-up recipe from the 2004 Food & Wine Readers' Burger Contest. It comes from Terese Fantasia. All-Time Favorite Burgers

Terese Fantasia
August 2005

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total:
35 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, mix the yogurt with the horseradish, capers and half of the lemon zest.

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  • In a medium skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Add the celery and onion and cook over moderately low heat until translucent, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let cool. Add the salmon, bread crumbs, dill, egg, salt, pepper and the remaining lemon zest; mix gently and pat into 4 burgers.

  • In a large skillet, heat the remaining 3 tablespoons of olive oil until shimmering. Add the burgers and cook over moderately high heat until browned outside and medium in the center, about 4 minutes per side.

  • Spread the horseradish-dill sauce on both sides of the rolls. Add the burgers, close the sandwiches and serve.

Make Ahead

The horseradish sauce and the uncooked burgers can be refrigerated separately overnight.

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