Salmon Patties - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Salmon Patties

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Servings:8Serving Size:1 pattyRecipe Cost:$2.70Cost per Serving:$0.34


  • 1 can (15½-ounce) salmon, drained
  • 1 cup whole-grain cereal or crackers, crushed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. Wash hands with warm water and soap, scrubbing for at least 20 seconds.
  2. Place salmon in a medium mixing bowl. Use a fork or clean fingers to flake salmon until very fine. Remove skin and large bones.
  3. Add cereal or cracker crumbs, eggs, milk and pepper to salmon. Mix well.
  4. Shape into 8 patties.
  5. Heat oil in a skillet on medium. Carefully brown both the sides until patty is thoroughly cooked.

Make it a Meal

Pair this patty with asparagus, mashed potatoes, fruit salad, cornbread, and milk.

Source: United States Department of Agriculture, What's Cooking USDA Mixing Bowl, March 2015.


Replace the salmon with canned tuna fish. Or, combine the salmon and tuna. Other optional additions to patties: ½ teaspoon lemon pepper,½ cup finely minced celery, 1 tablespoon finely minced bell pepper, ½ cup chopped onion, or 4 finely chopped green onions.M

120 calories; 6g total fat; 1g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 75mg cholesterol; 260mg sodium; 5g total carbohydrate; 0g fiber; 2g sugar; 0g added sugar; 13g protein; 40% Daily Value vitamin d; 10% Daily Value calcium; 10% Daily Value iron; 6% Daily Value potassium.