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In this easy dinner recipe, convenient canned salmon is transformed into satisfying pan-seared salmon patties that are flavored with Old Bay seasoning. To round out the meal, these tasty patties get served alongside a refreshing creamy cucumber and red onion salad.

EatingWell.com, May 2021


Credit: Carolyn Hodges

Recipe Summary

30 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together egg, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, Old Bay and pepper in a large bowl. Gently mix in salmon. Shape into 8 ¼-inch-thick patties.

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the patties and cook until browned on the bottom, about 6 minutes. Flip the patties and cook until browned and heated through, about 6 minutes more.

  • Meanwhile, whisk yogurt, mustard, vinegar (or lemon juice), dill and salt in a medium bowl. Add cucumber and onion and toss to combine.

  • Divide the salmon cakes and the cucumber salad among 4 plates.

To make ahead

Refrigerate patties (Step 1) for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

2 patties & 3/4 cup salad
225 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 110mg; sodium 598mg; carbohydrates 8g; dietary fiber 1g; protein 22g; sugars 2g; niacin equivalents 5mg; saturated fat 2g; vitamin a iu 253IU; potassium 398mg.