Apr 11, 2014

Smoked Salmon Burgers with Fried Eggs and Scallion Cream CheeseRecipe from Weber's Big Book of Burgers™ by Jamie Purviance

Rating: 5 stars

2 Reviews

Grocery List

Fresh Produce

  • 0.125 oz fresh chives
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 oz microgreens or sprouts
  • 3 scallions
  • 1 yellow onions

Meat / Poultry / Seafood

  • 8 oz lox-style smoked salmon
  • 1.5 lb skinless salmon fillets, each about 1" thick

Oil and Spices

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 0.5 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter


  • 6 English muffins
  • 0.5 cup panko bread crumbs

Special Equipment

  • grill-proof griddle



  • 1½ pounds skinless salmon fillets, pin bones removed, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 8 ounces lox-style smoked salmon, finely chopped
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped yellow onion
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 scallions (white and light green parts only), finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 English muffins, split
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 6 large eggs
  • Microgreens or sprouts


  1. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, pulse the salmon fillet pieces 8 to 10 times until coarsely chopped but not pasty; transfer to a bowl. Add the remaining patty ingredients to the bowl, including ¼ teaspoon pepper, and stir gently to combine. Form six patties of equal size, each about ¾ inch thick. Cover and refrigerate the patties for 1 hour.

  2. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F) and preheat a grill-proof griddle for 10 minutes.

  3. Mix the cream cheese and the scallions until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to grill the patties.

  4. Brush the patties on both sides with the oil. Place the patties on the griddle and cook over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, until fully cooked but still juicy, 6 to 8 minutes, carefully turning once. During the last 30 seconds to 1 minute of grilling time, toast the English muffins on the cooking grates, cut side down, over direct heat.

  5. In a skillet over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Fry the eggs until the whites are set to your desired doneness.

  6. Spread the scallion cream cheese on both sides of the toasted English muffins. Place a patty on each muffin bottom and top with an egg and a small handful of microgreens. Season with pepper. Serve warm with the muffin tops on the side.

2 Reviews

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Rating: 5 stars

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Rating: 5 stars

Apr 29, 2016

bad T

Holy crap!

Awesome recipe. Use your griddle or cast iron this one, but great blend of flavors and super simple. Love the Weber recipes. Thanks for the online version.

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Would you recommend this recipe? YES

Rating: 5 stars

Apr 29, 2016

Aaron R


I would only subtract the additional salt because there's enough in the smoked salmon.

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Would you recommend this recipe? YES

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