Cilantro-Chile Spiked Cod Burgers

Cilantro-Chile Spiked Cod Burgers
Staff Writer
Liz Neumark

When you think of cod, you probably don’t think about cod burgers but this recipe will change your mind. Cilantro and Cajun seasoning combine for a yummy twist on traditional cod.

Recipe courtesy of  Liz Neumark, author of Sylvia's Table and founder of Great Performances, catering company in New York City

6
Servings
447
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Pound cod, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 Cups Panko crumbs
  • 1/2 Cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 jalapenos, seeded and minced
  • 2 Teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 Cup yellow stone-ground cornmeal
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1/4 Cup sour cream

Directions

Place the cod, panko, cilantro, jalapenos, Cajun seasoning, mayonnaise, lime juice and zest, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl

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Using your hands, mix gently until the ingredients are evenly incorporated

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Place the cornmeal in a shallow dish.

Divide the cod mixture evenly into 6 balls and form patties.

Dredge the patties in the cornmeal

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Set cast-iron skillet over medium high heat and add oil and butter; when they are hot but not smoking place the patties into the pan

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Cook until well seared on both sides, approximately 4-5 minutes each side

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Toast the rolls, serve the avocado and sour cream as sides.

Cilantro Shopping Tip

Buy green leafy vegetables like arugula, watercress, and collards – they are good sources of vitamins A, C, and K and minerals like iron and calcium.

Cilantro Cooking Tip

Brighten up sandwiches or salads with small, tender leaves like spinach and add larger, tougher leaves like kale to soups and stews.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
34%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Protein
27g
53%
Carbs
36g
12%
Vitamin A
74µg
8%
Vitamin B12
1µg
19%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
23.4%
Vitamin C
15mg
25%
Vitamin D
1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
3mg
14%
Vitamin K
18µg
23%
Calcium
136mg
14%
Fiber
4g
18%
Folate (food)
53µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
114µg
28%
Folic acid
36µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
15%
Magnesium
68mg
17%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
26%
Phosphorus
326mg
47%
Polyunsaturated
5g
N/A
Potassium
764mg
22%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
14.5%
Sodium
583mg
24%
Thiamin (B1)
0.4mg
27.6%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
9%