Salmon Burgers With Chimichurri Sauce

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Photo by  Christopher Baker
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  • Serves 4
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 409 calories
    • Calories 172 calories from fat
    • Fat 19 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 86 mg
    • Sodium 654 mg
    • Protein 36 g
    • Carbohydrate 23 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 105 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  2. Check 2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for the grill
  3. Check 1tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  4. Check 2teaspoons red wine vinegar
  5. Check 1/8teaspoon crushed red pepper
  6. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  7. Check 1 1/4pounds skinless salmon fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces
  8. Check 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  9. Check 4 hamburger buns

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, combine the parsley, oil, oregano, vinegar, red pepper, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the salmon 3 or 4 times, just until coarsely chopped (still somewhat chunky).
  3. Add the scallions, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and pulse to combine. Form the mixture into ¾-inch-thick patties.
  4. Oil the grill grate. Grill the patties, turning once (do not press or flatten), until opaque throughout, 2 to 4 minutes per side.
  5. Place the burgers on the buns and top with the chimichurri sauce.