Tested till perfect California Roll Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise

California Roll Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise

Sushi lovers will enjoy these golden burgers with all the fun elements of a California roll. Surimi — imitation shellfish usually made from pollock and flavoured with crab or lobster — is available in the refrigerator or freezer section of most grocery stores and makes these large patties affordable.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4


  • 2 2eggeggs
  • 1 cup 1cupdry bread crumbs
  • 2 2green oniongreen onions, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt and pepper
  • 1 lb 1lbsurimi, chopped (imitation crabmeat)
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 4 4crusty rollcrusty rolls or hamburger buns
  • 1 cup 1cupthinly sliced cucumbercucumbers
  • 1 1ripe avocadoavocados, peeled, pitted and sliced

Wasabi Mayonnaise

  • 1 tbsp 1tbspwasabi powder
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuplight mayonnaise


In bowl, beat eggs. Stir in 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the crumbs, onions, salt and pepper; mix in surimi. Shape into four 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick patties. Sprinkle remaining crumbs into shallow dish; dip patties into crumbs, turning and patting to coat. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry patties, turning once, until golden, about 10 minutes.

Wasabi Mayonnaise:
Meanwhile, in bowl, stir wasabi powder with 2 tsp (10 mL) cold water to form paste; stir in mayonnaise.

Cut rolls in half. Toast in toaster or under broiler until golden. Spread wasabi mayonnaise on cut sides of rolls. Layer cucumber, patties then avocado on bottoms; sandwich with tops.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 635 pro 31g total fat 27g sat. fat 4g
carb 67g fibre 6g chol 127mg sodium 1,014mg

% RDI:

calcium 14 iron 36 vit A 10 vit C 10
folate 52
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