These delicious salmon patties come together quickly and easily and are perfect for easy weeknight dinners. Ready to serve in less than 20 minutes, these wonderfully seasoned fish cakes are real treat!
Mix cooked salmon, egg, mustard, mayo, onion, breadcrumbs, parsley, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt and black pepper in a large mixing bowl. Using a ¼ cup measuring cup, portion the salmon mixture and form them into 8 evenly sized patties.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add salmon patties to the skillet and cook them in batches for about 3-4 minutes per side until golden brown. Using a fish spatula carefully lift each patty and flip it over. Cook for another 3-4 minutes, or until golden and crispy. Transfer the cooked salmon patties to a plate lined with a paper towel.
Serve them with tartar sauce and lemon wedges for squeezing.
Use fresh ingredients whenever possible. Fresh salmon, herbs, and aromatics have the best flavor.
Cook the salmon patties in a pre-heated pan. It should be on medium-high heat, too hot and the outsides will burn and the middle won't be cooked through.
Use a large fish spatula to easily turn the salmon patties without them falling apart.
To prevent them from falling apart, cook them long enough on the first side until they are golden brown before flipping them over. After you slide a fish spatula under the patty, gently hold the top with two fingers while you flip them over.
Make them gluten-free by using gluten-free breadcrumbs.
Take care not to overcook the patties. They should be golden brown on each side.
You can substitute with other seafood - for example, you can also use canned tuna or cod, or even lump crab meat to make crab cakes.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Vitamin A 137IU3%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.