Salmon Cakes


This salmon patties recipe is an old family favorite that we enjoy from time to time. It's hearty, flavorful, and a great alternative to hamburgers! Substitute cubed cooked potatoes for the bread, if you like.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 patties


  • 1 (14.75 ounce) can salmon, undrained and flaked

  • 1 small onion, grated

  • 1 slice bread, shredded

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying


  1. Mix together salmon, onion, bread, egg, flour, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well combined. Shape into 4 equal patties.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat.

  3. Cook patties in hot oil until browned on both sides, about 8 minutes. Drain briefly on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
15g Fat
7g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 430mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 248mg 19%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 351mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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