Easy Seafood Burgers

Easy Seafood Burgers

Reprinted with permission from The Basic Shelf Cookbook, published by the Canadian Public Health Association, 2011. www.cpha.ca

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Did you know: Fish contains protein, vitamin D and iron. For good health, it is recommended to eat at least two servings of fish per week. Canned tuna, salmon and sardines are budget-friendly and require little or no cooking. There are many tasty and simple ways to use canned fish for a quick weeknight meal! Let's start cooking!

Ingredients for Easy Seafood Burgers (makes 4 small patties)
Imperial Measurement  Ingredient Metric Measurement

6oz (for tuna)

7 ½ oz (for salmon)


1 can light tuna OR 

1 can salmon, drained 

(if using salmon, remove skin and large bones)

170g (for tuna)

213g (for salmon)

¼ cup   celery, finely chopped 60 mL
2 tbsp  relish 30 mL
  2 eggs, lightly beaten  
½ cup  bread crumbs   125 mL
  2 green onions, chopped  
  salt and pepper (to taste)  


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Shape into 4 patties.
  3. Turn on stove to medium heat. In a non-stick pan, cook patties until both sides are golden brown -- about 3 minutes per side.

Serving Ideas

Serve on whole grain roll or toast. Add a salad and a glass of milk or fortified soy beverage.


Nutrition Information for Easy Seafood Burgers (Per 1 serving)
Nutrient  Amount
Calories  150
Fat  3.5 g
Saturated fat 1g 
Trans fat 0g 
Cholesterol 105 g 
Sodium 370 mg 
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fibre 1 g 
Sugar 1 g 
Protein 16 g 
Vitamin A 6% DV 
Vitamin C 4% DV 
Calcium 6% DV 
Iron  10% DV 

Percent Daily Values (%DV) Are Based on a  2,000 Calorie Diet. Your Daily Values May Be Higher or Lower Depending on Your Caloric Needs.  



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