RECIPE: Salmon Burgers on the Kamado Joe

Kamado Joe’s Chef Eric shows you how to grill a Pickled Ginger Blackened Coriander Salmon Burger on the Kamado Joe!

SERVINGS: 4 | ACTIVE cook TIME: 40 minutes  | from KAMADO JOE

Burger Ingredients

  • – 1 Pound Salmon, skinned and. Cut into pieces
  • ½ Each Red Onion, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Pickled Ginger, drained
  • 2 teaspoons Tamari or gluten free Soy Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Toasted Sesame Oil
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Black pepper, fresh cracked
  • 1/3 Cup Cilantro Garnish

Blackening mix Ingredients

Sriracha Aioli Ingredients

  • ½ Cup Dukes Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon Local Honey
  • 1 Clove Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Sriracha
  • 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 Pinch Salt, Kosher

Quick Pickled Radish Ingredients

  • 2 Radish, sliced thin
  • 2 sprigs per burger Cilantro
  • 1 Tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar

Finishing Ingredients

  • 4 Burger Buns, or 8 slider buns
  • Lettuce


  1. Mix all Sriracha Aioli ingredients and incorporate well, reserve for later use.
  2. Stabilize your grill to 500F to 600F.
  3. Chill your pieces of salmon and your food processor blade and bowl.
  4. Process your salmon in 2 batches and transfer to a chilled bowl. 
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients to the processed salmon an incorporate. (Pro Tip: make a tester piece and grill it to check for seasoning before You paddy the mix).
  6. Form the mixture into 4 equal burgers (or 8 smaller sliders).
  7. It is ideal to refrigerate the burgers for 1 hour (up to 24 hours) if possible before placing them on the grill.
  8. Quick pickle the radishes. Splash the rice wine vinegar over the radish and cilantro.
  9. Once the burgers are chilled and holding form, dust each side in the Blackening mix.
  10. Use a bit of oil to evenly coat your grill surface. Transfer the burgers to the Soap Stone or desired cooking surface.
  11. Toast your burger buns.
  12. Flip the Burgers after 1 minute and cook the other side for 1 more minute.
  13. Slather some of your Sriracha Aioli on the top and bottom of the buns.
  14. Top the bottom bun with Lettuce then the burger from the grill, then add the quick pickled radish and cilantro then finally top with the top bun.
  15. Enjoy!


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Kamado Joe

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