So delicious! This recipe is different than my mama’s but I like it even better!

Salmon patties, sometimes referred to as salmon cakes, are a delicious and versatile dish that has roots in several culinary traditions. This recipe combines the flavors of fresh salmon with a blend of herbs, spices, and breadcrumbs, resulting in a tasty patty that is both crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. Salmon patties are a popular choice for seafood lovers, as they are not only delightful, but also a great way to incorporate healthy omega-3 fatty acids into your diet.

To serve this recipe, there are plenty of options that complement the flavors and textures of salmon patties. One popular choice is to serve them on a bed of mixed greens and drizzle them with a lemon-garlic aioli or tartar sauce. This combination offers a refreshing and tangy contrast to the savory patties. Another fantastic option is to enjoy them as a sandwich by placing them on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, and a squeeze of lemon juice. For a heartier meal, you can serve salmon patties alongside steamed vegetables and a side of creamy mashed potatoes or buttered rice.

Salmon Patties Recipe:


24 ounces canned salmon

2 eggs

6 green onions, minced

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs

Juice from 1 lime

4 tablespoons olive oil


1. In a mixing bowl, combine the canned salmon (drained and flaked), eggs, minced green onions, panko breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, and lime juice.

2. Mix the ingredients until well combined.

3. Form the mixture into patties, shaping them to your desired size. You should be able to get 8 patties around 1-inch think.

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4. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

5. Carefully place the salmon patties into the hot skillet and cook for about 7 minutes on each side or until they are golden brown and cooked through.

Remove the patties from the skillet and place them on paper towels to remove any excess oil.

Serve your delicious salmon patties with your favorite side dishes or condiments. Enjoy!

Pro Tip: These patties taste great cold when served with salad as well.

Enjoy the delightful flavors and textures of these homemade salmon patties, a dish that celebrates the natural goodness of salmon while offering endless possibilities for serving and enjoying this versatile recipe.