This recipe comes from the back of the package of Chicken of the Sea Pink Salmon. This is my go to recipe for salmon patties. I have tried them with crackers but have found I like the breadcrumbs better. They are crunchy on the outside and tastey on the inside. I also like the convenience of the salmon in the pouch, no waste and not bone or skin to deal with, yuck!
Combine first seven ingredients in medium sized mixing bowl. add beaten egg and 1/3 c. of the bread crumbs (*see note). form mixture into 4 balls. Roll salmon balls in remaining breadcrumbs; flatten into cakes about 1/2-inch thick. In skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Fry 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown.
* Note: Instead of using 1/3 c. of the breadcrumbs, I usually use 1/2 c. and use the rest for the breading. Also, after putting mixture together I slide the bowl into a ziplock bag and place in the refrigerator until ready to patty up the mixture and fry. Instead of making into 4 patties, I use a serving spoon and scoop up enough mixture to fill the spoon. I usually get 7-8 smaller patties. I have also baked these and they turn out great. I recommend spraying them with cooking spray and baking on parchment in a 350-375 degree F. preheated oven and turning when browned on bottom. Continue to bake until both sides are golden brown.