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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.



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116 Reviews for Easy Salmon Cakes

07/02/2010
Anonymous

We loved this recipe. I used a 15 oz can of salmon. Did not bother to remove bones or skin. Just mashed them into the salmon until they disappeared. I decided not to spend extra money buying the parsley and just used dill which I had purchased for the sauce. I am gluten intolerant so I decided to use quinoa (3/4 cup) instead of the bread crumbs,and increased the number of eggs to 2. I followed the directions however I would not cook them for 20 min next time (more like 12 - 15. I also would not pan fry first. I would just pop them in the oven.

I generally hate fish but found this to be exceptionally good!!!

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06/29/2010
Anonymous

Don't let all the steps fool you... it is very easy and very delish !! I double the recipe so that I have leftovers to eat with a Salad the next day for lunch... I don't use all the bread because I use a very coarse bread.. Don't forget the Dill Sauce.... Yummy !!

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05/31/2010
Anonymous

My husband and I make this at least once a week. We make it very budget-friendly by not using the fresh herbs (or dill sauce) and extra healthy by using quick-cooking oats instead of the bread crumbs and adding Swiss Chard to the veggie mixture. Last week, we even made it without an egg (because we were out) and just added 1 tablespoon of German mustard. Yum! We both agreed it was delicious and we'll make it that way from now on. Such a a wonderful, versatile recipe!

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05/25/2010
Anonymous

we will makw it again

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05/20/2010
Anonymous

Great use of canned salmon. Creamy dill sauce could be used for other fish or chicken. I used light salad dressing because we don't like mayo. Still very tasty.
Rita

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