California Roll Burger

I really can’t figure out how to explain to you in words how much I’m in lust with this burger.

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You don’t have to like sushi to enjoy this. It’s all the taste of a california roll, but the heartiness of a burger.

I’m not going to lie – I didn’t have very high hopes for it. Yes, I was excited to make it, but the more the process went along the more I started having doubts. I was concerned that the cucumber and sprouts would kinda drown the flavors I was hoping for.

I’m such a self-doubter.

This is thebomb.com.

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Hands down, one of the best things I’ve made in a while. The taste combination is off the charts fantastic.

I could drink the wasabi mayo.

Here’s the printable-

California Roll Burger

California Roll Burger

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (about 2 pounds), skin removed
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 4 tsp sesame oil, divided
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • Wasabi paste, to taste
  • Hamburger buns
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Cucumber slices

Instructions

  • Dice salmon and run through a food processor just until almost ground, but not completely. You don't want to over process it.
  • Combine the salmon, eggs, bread crumbs, 2 tsp sesame oil, soy sauce and ginger with your hands. Form into four patties, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Add the avocado, mayo and about 1 tsp of wasabi paste in a food processor. Pulse until smooth, continuing to add wasabi until you're happy with it. Cover and refrigerate.
  • Add the remaining 2 tsp sesame oil to a large frying pan over medium heat.
  • When the oil begins to get hot (not smoking!) add the burgers and cook about 3-4 minutes on each side, until done.
  • Add to buns, top with sprouts, cucumber slices and avocado mayo.
http://www.dixiechikcooks.com/california-roll-burger/

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7 Comments:

  1. Thx for letting me share this great recipe on my Friday Five over at Feed Your Soul Too – http://www.feedyoursoul2.com/2014/03/friday-five-american-series-4-hamburgers.html
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  2. I DO love sushi and am drooling over this burger~what a fabulously delicious idea! Thanks so much for sharing at Saturday Night Fever!
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  3. Looks delicious Shey, I love any burger with California in the name. 😉 Thank you so much for sharing with us at Best of the Weekend. Pinned to our party board.
    Lisa @ Cooking with Curls recently posted..Irish Nachos

  4. Heck yeah, I want this! I’m in love just from the pictures. And from reading “salmon” and “wasabi.” I’m going to try to squeeze this into my busy dinner schedule very soon.
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  5. I love Sandwiches like this! =)
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  6. Looks delicious! SO creative!
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