Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Two fried salmon patties on a white plate with leafy greens, tartar sauce and a lemon wedge

Salmon Patties


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 16 minutes
  • Yield: 5 patties 1x

Description

Using mostly pantry and refrigerator staple ingredients, these flavorful salmon patties are a quick, budget-friendly dinner in under 20 minutes!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 (14.75 ounce) can salmon, drained
  • 15 saltine crackers, crushed (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 21/2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Place salmon in a large bowl and pick out any bones and discard*. Flake salmon with a fork.
  2. Add crushed crackers, egg, garlic, lemon juice, onion, green pepper, Old Bay Seasoning, salt and pepper.  Mix ingredients with your hands or a large spoon. Form into 5 patties (1/2 cup of salmon mixture for each patty).
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add patties and cook until browned and cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side. Place on a plate lined with a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.

Notes

  • *If you choose to include the bones, mash them with a fork into the mixture.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, spray a skillet with cooking spray and reheat on the stove top over medium heat (on both sides) until heated through.
  • Category: Seafood
  • Method: Fry
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: salmon cakes, salmon patties with crackers