Sara Louise’s Keto Salmon Burgers With Homemade Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce

Ever wanted to make burgers seem less ordinary while keeping them keto friendly?

Let us be honest lots of burger recipes can be bland and highly unexciting. As with a lot of recipes the healthier you try to make it, the more uninspiring it seems to come. After all there is a good reason most kids prefer fries to lettuce. The good news is that these keto salmon burgers blow the roof off boring.


Firstly my keto salmon burgers ditch the red or white meat and swap in delicious salmon. They are homemade naturally and juiced up with tasty Thai sweet chilli sauce and red pepper. For a burger they are super healthy and the carbs in this keto burger recipe are cut to a minimum. I do recommend that you try preparing these keto salmon burgers using a high end skillet or frying pan. The reason being that salmon can be rather fragile and may splinter when cooking. So if you are cooking for guest please bear this in mind.

I find this keto seafood burger recipe particularly refreshing to make since we avoid using any red or white meat which are the traditional staple of burgers. So if you love salmon you will adore preparing my keto salmon burgers with homemade Thai sweet chilli sauce recipe. Perfect for weekends or handing out at gatherings also, have fun seafood lovers!

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Sara Louise's Keto Salmon Burgers With Homemade Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce

A delicious salmon burger that makes preparing homemade keto burgers interesting again
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Servings: 6
Calories: 288kcal
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  • 2 1/2 Pounds salmon fillet
  • 1 Bunch scallions
  • 1 Tsp grated ginger
  • 1/2 Red pepper diced very small
  • 4 Tbs Coconut Aminos
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil or butter for frying

Recipe for Thai Sweet Chili Sauce on the side: Makes 1 cup



  • Clean the fillet, removing the skin and bones but leaving the fat
  • Fry the white side of the fish in a small amount of oil or butter until golden and set aside
  • Chop up the scallions and red pepper and fry in the same pan as the fish and set aside
  • Cut up 1/3 of the fish into very small cubes
  • Grind the rest of the fish in a food processor with the fried scallions and red pepper, ginger and coconut aminos
  • Transfer to a large bowl and combine the cubed fish and ground up fish mixture together well
  • Wet hands with water and shape medium sized patties and place on a tray
  • Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of two hours
  • Heat up large non-stick skillet
  • Fry the salmon burgers in oil or butter on medium heat
  • Do not turn over until seared on one side
  • Lower heat to a low setting for the other side
  • When ready it will be a golden color
  • Remove from skillet and set on a platter
  • Serve with some guacamole and the homemade Thai sweet chili sauce and garnish with some basil greens

Thai Sweet Chili Sauce:

  • In a food processor blend together all ingredients except for the Xanthan Gum and 2 Tbs water to be mixed together and set on the side
  • Puree the mixture very well until smooth
  • Transfer to a small pan and bring to a boil and then simmer for about 2-3 minutes
  • Add the Xanthan Gum and 2 Tbs water mixture to the pan and mix well
  • Bring to a boil for 1 minute
  • Remove from pan and allow to cool in refrigerator before serving on the side with the Salmon Burgers


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Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 511mg | Potassium: 1043mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1650IU | Vitamin C: 64.2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.8mg
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Sara Louise

Sara is the editor of KetoFirst. She enjoys maintaining an active healthy lifestyle and along with her husband Chris, sharing her keto recipes, blog posts and fitness successes with other keto dieters from around the world.

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