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Spicy Copi Burger recipe from Chef Christopher Koetke

Copi Spicy Fish Burger

  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 10 minutes
  • Serves 4


  • 1 lb. minced very cold Copi
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano leaf
  • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ancho powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 Tablespoons cold water
  • 3 ½ Tablespoons unseasoned breadcrumbs

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, combine Copi, salt, paprika, oregano, chipotle, ancho, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and cumin. Mix vigorously until the mixture becomes firm and elastic.

Step 2

Add water and unseasoned breadcrumbs. Mix to combine.

Step 3

Form into patties and coat with panko breadcrumbs.

Step 4

Fry in a hot sauté pan with a thin layer of oil until the burgers are crispy on the outside and cooked through.

Step 5

Serve on a bun with lime and green onion mayonnaise (recipe below), lettuce, tomato slices, and onion slices.