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Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties – a quick and easy way to use leftover salmon or canned salmon. It’s crispy on the edges and tender and juicy on the inside. Very economical and makes a wonderful family breakfast or dinner!
Course Main
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Freezing Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6 - 8 patties
Calories 225kcal
Author Imma


  • 1 1/4 pound fresh salmon
  • ½ cup onion , diced
  • 2 -3 tablespoon minced celery
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 eggs , lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning
  • ¾ cup bread crumbs , (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ¾ teaspoon salt , adjust to taste (I used 1 teaspoon)
  • 2 tablespoon finely minced red pepper
  • 2 tablespoon minced parsley


  • Place salmon on a cutting board and chop with a sharp knife until finely chopped. Set aside.
  • Add oil in a small fry pan or skillet , medium high heat, then add onions, celery , and garlic. Saute for about 2-3 until fragrant. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • In a large bowl mix together salmon, onion mixture, eggs, Cajun seasoning, 1/4 cup bread crumbs, white and cayenne pepper, salt, red pepper and parsley . For easier handling cover and refrigerate salmon mixture for at least an hour or more until firm.
  • Grab about 3 -4 Tablespoons each of the salmon mixture, flatten and form about 1 inch thick patty. Or divide into 6 or more patties.
  • If desired, then drenched in bread crumbs. Set aside.
  • Heat a small non-stick frying pan with a medium-high heat, then add oil. Let oil heat until it reaches about 350 degrees F.
  • Cook patties in hot oil until golden and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes per side. You may have to do so in batches.
  • Transfer to a plate with paper towels and serve warm with remoulade sauce.


  1. To bake these salmon patties, bake them at 375 degrees F in a preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, or until fully cooked and lightly brown on both sides.
  2. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 499mg | Potassium: 603mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1196IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg