Simple Salmon Cakes

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Julia Ferguson

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@judyjellybean

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
pkg says 4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 - 6 oz
    pouch chicken of the sea skinless boneless pink salmon
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped green onion
  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • couple dash(es)
    cayenne pepper, (i use tobasco sauce)
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 medium
    egg, beaten
  • 1 c
    seasoned breadcrumbs, (i use plain)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, (i use canola oil)
  • 1/4 tsp
    seasoned salt, (i leave out)

How to Make Simple Salmon Cakes

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. * 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.

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About Simple Salmon Cakes

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtags: #salmon #patties



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