Nordic Salmon Burger

  • Author: Delphine Fortin
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Savory
  • Cuisine: Swedish


Adopt the Nordic experience with this authentic salmon burger with a subtle sauce made of shrimp, capers, green apples, and red onions.



For the shrimp salad:

  • 5.30 oz (150g) shrimps, choped roughly
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 apple, cored and diced into small pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon capers
  • 3.5 oz (100g) mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper

For the salmon:

  • 4 (preferably smoked) salmon fillets
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 4 sesame buger buns
  • 1/2 red onion, peele and sliced
  • 8 crispy lettuce leaves


  1. For the shrimp salad: Mix shrimps, red onion, apple, capers, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat the barbecue to high temperature. Brush the salmon fillets with olive oil and season. Briefly grill the salmon untill it gets a nice color, about 3-5 minutes on each side. Open the buns and slightly toast each surface on the grill.
  3. Place the lettuce leaves on the bottom of the buns. Garnish generously with the shrimp salad. Peel the skin from the salmon and place the salmon on top of the shrimp salad and put the lid on.