Leftover Coleslaw Salmon Burgers _lowres

Photo provided by Susanne Duplantis -- Leftover Coleslaw Salmon Burgers

Leftover Coleslaw Salmon Burgers

Makes 4 patties. Recipe is by Susanne Duplantis. Serve these burgers dressed like a regular hamburger.

1 (5 ounce) foil pouch boneless salmon

1 cup leftover coleslaw, grated

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

1 tablespoon pickle relish, dill or sweet

½ lemon juiced or 1 tablespoon white wine

¼ cup bread crumbs

¼ teaspoon celery seed

¼ teaspoon black pepper

¼ cup cornmeal

¼ teaspoon Creole seasoning

1. In a bowl, separate salmon with a fork. Add in coleslaw. Using a rubber spatula, fold in mayonnaise, pickle relish, lemon juice or wine, bread crumbs, celery seed and black pepper.

2. In a separate bowl, mix cornmeal and Creole seasoning. Set aside.

3. Dampen hands and form salmon mixture into 4 burgers (a little under ½ cup each). Sprinkle cornmeal mixture over each side of the burger. Set burgers on wax paper-lined plate. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

4. Spray burgers with non-stick spray and bake in 375 F oven for 15 minutes or pan fry in cast iron skillet drizzled with olive oil for 3½ minutes per side. Dress like a burger.