Kids love this recipe! Call anything a burger and kids just can't wait to dig in. These simple burgers are easy to make and put leftover salmon and mashed potatoes to good use.
Technique tip: When searing protein in this case, heat your pan then add the oil. Let the oil heat up and then add the protein. It will make a nonstick surface every time. Hot pan and cold oil = nonstick pan.
Swap option: Swap the cooked salmon and mashed potatoes for raw salmon and follow the recipe as written.
For the sriracha mayo:
In a small bowl, mix all ingredients until well combined.
For the burgers:1.
Add all ingredients except the vegetable oil to a food processor. Process until well mixed, about three 4-second pulses.2.
Form the mixture into 4 salmon burger patties.3.
Heat a medium cast-iron skillet. Add vegetable oil enough to cover bottom of the pan. Let the oil get hot and then add the patties.4.
Let the burgers cook on each side, about 4-5 minutes, until browned and crisp.
Top burgers with sriracha mayo and serve on buns with butter lettuce.