Salmon Patties with a papaya Salad

December 23, 2020

Salmon Patties with a papaya Salad


These nutritious burgers are bursting with skin enhancing goodness and they are super simple and quick to make.  Pairing these with a papaya salad, rich in inflammation reducing nutrients, makes it a perfectly balanced meal. 

Serves 4 

Ingredients - Patties 

4 Wild Alaskan Salmon steaks, skinned and roughly chopped 

Bunch of spring onions, thinly sliced

Bunch of coriander, chopped

1 large clove of garlic or 2 small cloves, grated

1 tbsp fish sauce

I whole egg

Good pinch of sea salt 


¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced

½ cucumber, sliced thinly  

2 handfuls of rocket/mixed leaves

1 ripe papaya, deseeded, skinned and chopped

1 avocado, chopped

1 tbsp toasted coconut flakes (I use Coconut Merchants, optional)

Coriander, Mint & Lime Dressing

3 tablespoons EV olive oil 

Zest of 2 limes

Juice of 2 limes, roughly ¼ cup

¼ cup chopped coriander

¼ cup chopped mint

2 spring onions, sliced

½ - 1 Red Chilli finely chopped (depends on how spicy you like your dressing)

2 teaspoons honey 

Good pinch of salt


  • Prepare the patties first by roughly slicing the spring onions, chopping coriander, grating garlic
  • Add to to blender with fish sauce, sea salt, egg and pulse until blended
  • Transfer to a dish and place in fridge for 1/2hr to firm up.
  • Divide the mixture into 8 even patties and lay onto baking parchment until needed.
  • Prepare the salad by slicing the onions and cucumber and place in bowl
  • Deseed, peel and slice the papaya, add to bowl and set aside
  • Make the dressing by pouring the olive oil into a jug and grate the zest of 2 limes
  • Add the lime juice, chopped spring onions, chilli, honey, salt and herbs, taste and set aside
  • Now pan fry the patties in a heavy based pan with lid and 2 tbsp olive oil.
  • Heat oil and add the patties, turn down the heat and cook until golden brown, about 4-5mins on each side.  
  • Place all salad ingredients into a bowl with the prepared avocado and salad leaves, stir in the dressing and pour into your favourite bowl
  • Serve with the warm patties