Easy Salmon Cakes

Winter 2004, EatingWell Serves Two, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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If you are trying to boost your intake of omega-3s, try this simple favorite. It is a great way to use convenient canned (or leftover) salmon. The tangy dill sauce provides a tart balance.

"''Crumbs from the crust have more fiber, so it's good to use them. '' There is nothing true about this statement at all. "

114 Reviews for Easy Salmon Cakes

Loved it but had to modify the recipe a little.

My husband and I really enjoyed the salmon cakes. We live in Southern California so we had leftover grilled salmon (we grill all year). I cut back to one cup of bread crumbs since I noticed that was a common thread in reviews. I also added a jalapeno pepper that was diced into very small pieces. When I mixed all the ingredients, the mixture would not hold together so I added an extra egg and it was the perfect texture.

One of our favorites!

This is a great light dinner. I have to make a substitution because I've never been able to find a 7 ounce can of salmon in our area. I use 2 - 5 ounce cans and less bread crumbs. I also use the whole egg instead of just the egg white.

It's easy to keep the ingredients for this dish on hand with canned salmon
This was dinner last Friday night. Awesome!

Recipes looks good so it's on my "to try" list.
Handy tip for fresh breadcrumbs - freeze left over rolls and when breadcrumbs are needed, just grate from frozen. Works like a dream.

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Anonymous wrote 1 year 37 weeks ago

Why post a rating for a

Why post a rating for a recipe you haven't even tried? This is not helpful to the rest of us.

Best Salmon Patties ever!

Simple basic recipe for the first time. Add more seasonings to taste. I added lemon pepper & more mustard. Also, didn't have parsley, so added celery leaves & another celery stalk. My daughter loved family of three both had two, since I used the smaller cans...2 (5.5 oz) which made 6 patties instead of 8. We all agreed that we should have these more often!

By first sauteing the veggies in EVOO made these so more flavorable!

Due to my own lack of planning I was forced to make a some changes and it still turned out great. I ended up using Arctic Char instead of salmon. I poached it in salt water with lemon. No fresh breadcrumbs so I added about a 1/4 cup water to the ones I had and it was too hot to turn on the oven so I cooked them in a non-stick pan with a little canola oil. The cakes held together well and were great with the dill sauce-its a necessity.

Actually got me to eat fish

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