Here are all the best salmon burger toppings to accessorize your sandwich! There are endless variations to try.

Salmon burger toppings

Making salmon burgers? Our newest favorite way to eat salmon is patted into a patty, seasoned and pan-fried until lightly crispy. There are endless ideas for how to accessorize salmon burgers into a sandwich: and we want to eat them all. We’ve got our favorite classic way to serve them, then lots of other variations on a theme. Of course, there are so many more ideas than we can cover here! Simply use these as ideas to get your wheels turning.

Ideas for salmon burger toppings

Classic Salmon Burger

  • Remoulade sauce: Try French-style remoulade sauce with mayo, capers, and fresh herbs
  • Tomato
  • Red onion
  • Lettuce

California-style Salmon Burger

Umami-Packed Salmon Burger

Pesto Salmon Burger

  • Pesto: Make up homemade basil pesto or purchased
  • Provolone or mozzarella cheese (optional): Add cheese if desired
  • Tapanade (optional): Add olive spread for additional flavor
  • Lettuce
  • Serve on ciabatta or focaccia bread

Mexican-style Salmon Burger

  • Guacamole: Try homemade or purchased
  • Pico de gallo: Try homemade or purchased
  • Lettuce

Cajun-style Salmon Burger

Got your burger and bun?

Now, we assume you have a salmon burger recipe in your back pocket. But if not: we’ve got a recommendation! And some ideas for the bun, too.

  • Salmon burger: Try our Best Salmon Burgers made with fresh salmon, or opt for Salmon Patties made with canned salmon
  • Bun ideas: A great bun tastes a burger taste better! Look for a brioche bun or sourdough bun.
  • Ciabatta or focaccia: Use ciabatta or focaccia for an Italian-style salmon burger.

Let us know what you decide on for your salmon burger toppings in the comments below!

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Salmon burger toppings

Salmon Burger Toppings

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: Varies
  • Cook Time: Varies
  • Total Time: 31 minute
  • Yield: N/A


Here are all the best salmon burger toppings to accessorize your sandwich! There are endless variations to try. 


Classic salmon burger

California style salmon burger

Umami-packed salmon burger

Pesto salmon burger

Mexican-style salmon burgers

Cajun-style salmon burger


  1. Make the Salmon Burgers. 
  2. Make the sauce options.
  3. Assemble the toppings. Toast the bun, and serve. 
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Varies

Keywords: Salmon burger toppings

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Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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