Large Salmon Patties


This is a clone of the large salmon patties served at my favorite restaurants. I always ask them to put cheese sauce on mine.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
5 servings


  • 2 (14.75 ounce) cans salmon, drained and bones removed

  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (Optional)

  • 4 large eggs, beaten

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons dill weed

  • 2 teaspoons dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons shortening (such as Crisco®)


  1. Mix salmon, bread crumbs, onion, eggs, flour, dill, basil, garlic salt, and onion powder together in a bowl; form into 5 large patties.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  3. Melt shortening in a large frying pan over medium-high heat; fry patties until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Transfer patties to a baking dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until patties are cooked through, about 20 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

483 Calories
22g Fat
20g Carbs
47g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 483
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 222mg 74%
Sodium 1173mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 47g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 447mg 34%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 628mg 13%

* 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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