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Fried Buttermilk Salmon Burger Recipe

Author cookingwithtammy


  • oil for frying
  • 1 pound salmon
  • old bay season to taste
  • garlic powder season to taste
  • cajun seasoning season to taste
  • black pepper season to taste
  • smoked paprika season to taste
  • 1- pint buttermilk
  • hot sauce 5-6 drops
  • all-purpose flour for dredging
  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • onions
  • brioche buns
  • Cajun Dipping Sauce
  • mayo
  • 1/2 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sweet relish
  • hot sauce to taste


  • Season salmon with old bay, garlic powder, cajun seasoning, black pepper, and smoked paprika.
  • Soak seasoned salmon in buttermilk for 10 minutes.
  • Dredge with flour, removing and excess, and add to hot oil.
  • Fry for about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on each side.
  • (Frying time may vary depending on the thickness and size of the salmon
  • Remove from hot oil and set aside on a cooling rack until ready to serve.
  • Add fried salmon to a toasted brioche bun with your favorite condiments and enjoy!
  • For Sauce combine all sauce ingredients.