Salmon Patties

If the mixture is too wet to form patties, add a little more shredded bread (not the crusts) to the mixture.

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 (14.75 ounce) can salmon, undrained and flaked
  • 1 slice of bread, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion, including the green parts
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill weed, or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 3 tablespoons minced green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Several turns of freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Method

1 Mix patty ingredients: In a large bowl, gently mix together the salmon, bread, green onion, garlic, dill, bell pepper, flour, egg, paprika, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

How to make Salmon Patties - mixing ingredients in bowl

2 Form into 8 patties, each about 1/2 inch thick.

Formed salmon cakes ready to fry

3 Brown in skillet: Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet. Cook the patties until nicely browned on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side.

Quickly frying salmon cakes or salmon patties in cast iron skillet Fried salmon patties in skillet