My inspiration for this burger comes from my love for Thai food. The 4 key flavors of Thai cooking are found in this burger-Sweet, Spicy, Salty and Sour.
The Northwest coast makes up part of the Pacific Rim so we therefore have many Asian influences that have become part of our culture now.
Lots of Oriental flavors are fused into the style of Northwest cuisine due to the large Asian population that has been here for decades.
Crispy fried catfish is one of the south’s favorite dishes. This crispy pecan crusted catfish burger captures all the traditions of the south in one flavorful delicious burger.
Floribbean cusine is a unique American flavor that blends traditional Caribbean and native Florida flavors.
Minnes"oh"ta is known and often teased for our Scandinavian roots.
Catfish is a very popular fish in our area of the states. The farm-raised variety is widely available in supermarkets and has a very mild flavor.
Salmon has been a staple of Northwest cuisine throughout known history, as have blueberries, both wild and cultivated.
My husband loves bagels and salmon. And he loves a great pastrami sandwich. Using the salty pastrami instead of bacon on a salmon burger married those flavors.
I created this recipe after having a salmon club sandwich at a restaurant. I loved the combination of salmon and bacon and thought it would make a delicious combination for a burger.
This burger was inspired by our love of Mahi Mahi and is great to serve at a backyard barbecue with a crisp white wine.
The Pacific Northwest is known for its fresh, flavorful salmon and delicious berries. I have always enjoyed blueberries, and thought that they would complement the mild salmon flavor.
This Thai-fish Burger is fit for a Queen. The delicious taste of mint vinaigrette mixed with fresh fish,vegetables and tomato dressing is irrestible.
I got the idea for this burger at a Poke Festival in Hawaii, when my Poke was chosen as the best poke by a Wahinni. I was made an honory citizen of the Big Island.
The texture of flounder just lends itself to making a ground burger with few extra ingredients to hold it together.