Not your grandmother’s salmon cakes

Not your grandmother’s salmon cakes

Salmon Cakes

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon cakes, salmon croquettes, salmon patties
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 465 kcal
Author Chef Rhadia


  • 1 lb. fresh salmon
  • Olive oil
  • Unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup 1 small yellow onion
  • ½ cup 1 small red pepper
  • ½ cup 1 small yellow pepper
  • ¼ cup minced parsley
  • 1 1/2 tsp. old bay seasoning
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • ½ cup panko
  • 1 egg
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat salmon to 350 degrees. Place salmon on a sheet pan, skin side down and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cooked through. Let cool. After salmon has cooled, flake with a fork into small pieces.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and saute bell peppers and onions until soft about 5-7 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
  3. Add salmon, bell peppers, onion mixture, parsley, old bay, salt, pepper, Dijon mustard, mayo, panko, egg, and lemon juice in a medium-sized bowl. Mix well. Form salmon into 3-ounce cakes. Makes 10 salmon cakes.
  4. Heat pan over medium-high heat with 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1 tbsp. butter. Add salmon cakes and fry for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until browned. Drain on paper towels.



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