Quick and healthy Wild Pollock Fish Burgers with Mango Guacamole. Grilled lean omega-3 rich fish burger topped with creamy mango guacamole on a whole wheat bun.
Within this post you’ll make a fish burger substitute with a fraction of the fat and calories of beef, without any sacrifice in flavor. Plus you’ll learn the health benefits of eating fish and seafood.
Summer grilling might be one of my favorite activities around food…besides eating it, photographing it, writing about it, talking about it. Okay maybe it would be better to say I love everything about food, and grilling is one part of that.
Now that we have that cleared up then next challenge was how to eat healthy, while still enjoying grilled foods, and more specifically burgers. These Wild Pollock Fish Burgers with Mango Guacamole will take care of that issue easily.
Seafood is an important part of my new healthy diet, so it’s only natural to eat it in burger form to keep things fun and tasty! Let me tell you…you won’t be missing your traditional burgers. It’s mild in flavor and naturally packed with omega-3’s, which have the health benefits you probably know about by now.
Fish burgers have 178% less fat and 94% less calories than beef burgers. These are light and fresh while being quick and easy to prepare. After cooking, assemble in burgers as you normally would. For these pollock burgers I went with homemade mango guacamole. Rich and creamy avocado, mango, lime, red onion and spices. This recipe is full of healthy fats and nutrient dense. Prepare in a whole-wheat bun, or lighten it up even more and go protein style! Even the fish burger and guacamole is a healthy, satisfying meal.
Why is fish healthy for you?
Fish and seafood is low in calories and packed with lean protein. Plus it’s loaded with Omega-3s, which can significantly improve heart health, brain function, mental health, vision, and memory. Numerous studies have also shown that Omega-3s can help fight diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and possibly even cancer. So enjoy your seafood and heal your body while you’re at it!
Fish Burgers with Mango Guacamole recipe at-a-glance:
Flavor profiles: Rich and citrusy guacamole paired with fresh, mild fish.
Texture: Tender and creamy.
Dietary Options/Substitutions: For low carb go protein style and omit bun.
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Wild Pollock Fish Burgers with Mango Guacamole
- 4 Fish burgers, store-bought
- 1 ripe avocado
- ½ mango, chopped
- Juice from one lime
- 2 garlic cloves
- 2 tablespoons minced red onions
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
- Cilantro as garnish
- Preheat grill to medium heat. Cook fish burgers 4-5 minutes on each side, until heated through. Alternately cook on stovetop in a pan or skillet the same way.
- Meanwhile: In a medium bowl, mash avocado and stir in remaining ingredients through pepper.
- Top burgers with guacamole and serve in buns (toasted if desired), garnished with cilantro.
Gwen @simplyhealthyfamily says
I LOVE fish burgers (especially since I don’t care for red meat burgers ;). I’ll be looking for this brand next grocery trip. And that avocado mango spread is right up my alley! Cheers!
I love the salmon burgers from Costco, and I would love to try these burgers too!!!
Diana Johnson says
Wow, these sound amazing! Makes me want to go fire up the grill!
Ilona @ Ilona's Passion says
These burgers are great and I totally crave them right now. The mango guacamole sounds interesting!
This looks like such a delicious, tasty recipe! #client