Zesty Salmon Patties

By re1ndeer

  • 1 (14 3/4 oz.) can salmon, drained, skin, and bones removed*

  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion

  • 1/4 cup mayonaise

  • 1 Tablespoon prepared horseradish

  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten

  • 2 Tablespoons margarine or butter

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, except margarine; mix well. Form salmon mixture into four 4-inch patties. Melt margarine in large skillet over medium heat. Fry patties 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Turn once during cooking.

  2. Makes 4 patties.

  3. * tip: two 6 1/2-oz cans boneless,skinless salmon, drained can be substituted for the larger can of salmon.

Nutritional Facts


fish and seafood salmon

6 replies

hannelou 2012-02-26 20:51:09 -0600 Report

Could they be baked rather then fried ?perhaps making a 3 cans batch and freezing some ? I have gallstones and frying food causes much pain…I like the idea of mashing the bones for extra calcium !!!

Anonymous 2012-02-23 14:17:09 -0600 Report

I don't know about all the info on the toxicness of it, but canned mackeral can also be substituted for salmon. It is usually much cheaper and is a substitute tho not as refined tasting canned fish.

Type1Lou 2012-02-22 16:29:23 -0600 Report

I make salmon patties as well. You can also substitute the salmon with tuna and make tuna burgers.

joanne denison
joanne denison 2012-02-22 09:32:27 -0600 Report

My mom used to make "salmon patties" all the time. Watch the mercury and skip if pregnant and do not give to young children. Mercury is extremely toxic. Unless the fish is tested, only eat about once per week or less.
My mom made them with a can of salmon, preferably sockeye wild caught (avoid anything farm raised unless it is organic, you would not believe what some fish are fed by farmers), bread crumbs or left over small bread cubes, an egg, chopped green pepper and onion and formed these into patties (she did not like spices, but spices are soooo good for you, use a lot of your favorite, esp. dill for fish). Saute in a bit of butter and you have a quick delicious meal. You can mash and add in the bones, or not, but the bones are nutritious too with the type of calcium that is bioavailable and natural.
Watch your oils in cooking. Most degrade at cooking temps, making them slightly toxic. Organic butter is best or organic coconut oil, minimally processed.
Skip the mayonnaise unless you can get organic. Corn, soy and veggie oils are now GMO in the US and toxic because they have been GMO's to withstand heavy apps of herbicides and pesticides and by themselves produce toxins which are biodisruptors.