Dinner: Asian Salmon BurgersPrep time: 12 minutes
Cook time: 11 minutes 1 pound skinless salmon fillet, cut into chunks
1/4 cup fresh whole wheat bread crumbs
1 large egg
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
2 scallions, chopped
4 tablespoons pickled ginger
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
4 whole wheat buns, toasted
1/4 cup baby spinach 1. In a food processor, combine the salmon, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, soy sauce, oil, scallions, and 2 tablespoons of the ginger. Pulse until coarsely chopped. Form into 4 equal (3” diameter) patties. Sprinkle the tops with sesame seeds. 2. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Put the patties sesame-seed side down in the pan. Cook for 5 minutes. Flip and cook for 5 minutes longer, or until done.
3. Place the burgers on the buns. Top with the spinach and the remaining 2 tablespoons ginger. Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: 425 cal, 20 g fat (3.9 g sat), 29.5 g carbs, 501 mg sodium, 4.5 g fiber, 29.8 g protein