Salmon Sliders

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Published: 01/14/2022 | Updated: 01/08/2024

Sliders have become increasingly popular these past few years, popping up on menus and in kitchens everywhere. They are cute and fun, but if you don’t eat beef or if you’re getting tired of burgers, you need an alternative. These easy salmon sliders fit the bill.

Salmon Sliders

They have the same cute appeal as mini burgers, but with the freshness of salmon. They are a healthy alternative while still being fun.

You can offer these as an appetizer or serve multiples per person for a meal. They also make a great tailgating party or game-day snack.

Salmon Sliders

Salmon Sliders Recipe:

Salmon Seasoning Mix

  • 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. orange zest

Salmon Sliders

  • salmon seasoning
  • 8 small salmon fillets (slider size)
  • 1 pack of slider buns
  • 2 Tbsp of mayonnaise
  • ½ cup of fresh arugula

Preheat the broiler. Prepare the salmon seasoning by mixing the smoked paprika, brown sugar, salt, pepper, and orange zest in a medium-sized bowl.

Rub the seasoning on top of the salmon fillets, setting aside about 1/2 a teaspoon of seasoning for the sauce.

Salmon Sliders

Place the rubbed salmon fillets on a large baking sheet. Broil the salmon for 10 minutes.

While the salmon broils, prepare the sauce by mixing the mayonnaise and the remainder of the salmon seasoning.

Salmon Sliders

Start getting the slider buns ready by spreading the sauce on them.

Once the salmon is done in the oven, let it cool for just a few minutes and remove the skin. Place one salmon fillet on each of the slider buns with the seasoned mayo. and top with arugula.

Salmon Sliders

This salmon sliders recipe is so simple, yet tasty. They are great for summer or to bring back a bit of that fresh picnic, BBQ feel in the middle of winter.

Salmon Sliders

Author: THE ENDLESS APPETITE

Ingredients

Salmon Seasoning Mix

  • 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. orange zest

Salmon Sliders

  • salmon seasoning
  • 8 small salmon fillets slider size
  • 1 pack of slider buns
  • 2 Tbsp of mayonnaise
  • ½ cup of fresh arugula

Instructions

  • Preheat the broiler. Prepare the salmon seasoning by mixing the smoked paprika, brown sugar, salt, pepper, and orange zest in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Rub the seasoning on top of the salmon fillets, setting aside about 1/2 a teaspoon of seasoning for the sauce.
  • Place the rubbed salmon fillets on a large baking sheet. Broil the salmon for 10 minutes.
  • While the salmon broils, prepare the sauce by mixing the mayonnaise and the remainder of the salmon seasoning.
  • Start getting the slider buns ready by spreading the sauce on them.
  • Once the salmon is done in the oven, let it cool for just a few minutes and remove the skin. Place one salmon fillet on each of the slider buns with the seasoned mayo. and top with arugula.

How do I make Blackening Seasoning?

 To make blackening seasoning, mix 1 cup of salt, 2 cups of sugar, 1/2 cup of paprika, 1/4 cup of cayenne pepper, and 1 tablespoon of garlic powder. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

What Type of Salmon Should I Use?

 The best salmon for cooking is wild Alaskan sockeye salmon, with a mild flavor and firm texture. If you want to use farmed salmon, choose Atlantic salmon. Farmed salmon tends to be much fattier than wild salmon.

Can I pre-cook the salmon?

Yes, you can cook the salmon ahead of time and then heat it when ready to eat. This way, you won’t waste any time cooking it. However, be careful not to overcook it since salmon is best-served medium-rare.

 

In conclusion, these Salmon sliders are not only delicious, but they are also inexpensive and healthy. The combination of flavors will have your guest begging for more. Try these favorite recipes in your kitchen fan.

In conclusion, these Salmon sliders are not only delicious, but they are also inexpensive and healthy. The combination of flavors will have your guest begging for more. Try these smoked salmon sliders favorite recipes in your kitchen fan.

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