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Grandma's Famous Salmon Cakes

Rated as 4.39 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a recipe for my Grandmother's famous salmon cakes. It is a family recipe that has been passed down through generations. Serve with macaroni and cheese or any other type of side dish."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 307
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Pick through the salmon and remove any bones. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs and add the diced onion, salmon and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Shape into 2 ounce patties; about 7 or 8 patties. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the oil. Fry each patty for 5 minutes on each side or until crispy and golden brown.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 307 calories; 20.3 2.3 27.5 138 407 Full nutrition

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This is an excellent basic recipe and I have made it several times, but may I suggest a couple of things: First, instead of using flour, try crushed corn flake cereal - use your own judgement a...

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I'm a huge salmon fan and I thought this recipe was so easy and very tasty. I made one change...instead of frying in oil, I sprayed a baking pan heavily with Pam, placed the patties, which I ro...

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This is an excellent basic recipe and I have made it several times, but may I suggest a couple of things: First, instead of using flour, try crushed corn flake cereal - use your own judgement a...

I'm a huge salmon fan and I thought this recipe was so easy and very tasty. I made one change...instead of frying in oil, I sprayed a baking pan heavily with Pam, placed the patties, which I ro...

I just wanted to make a quick comment---I'm familiar with this recipe; it's identical in every way to my mother's EXCEPT my mom and I always add about a quarter cup of flour to the mixture to he...

This recipe provided an excellent framework. I did tweak the directions though. Instead of using 2 eggs, I just used 1. I then used 2 tablespoons of miracle whip, 1 cup of plain bread crumbs, an...

I'm on the Atkins Diet and this is a perfect meal for anyone who is doing the low-carb, high-protein thing. Therefore, adding flour is not an option, and in my opinion totally unnecessary. The...

When using canned salmon there is no need to remove the bones. They have a high nutritional value. Just crush them up with you fingers and they are undetectable in the finished product. Also,...

I like this recipe much better than salmon cakes with bread crumbs. Tastes better and is low carb!! I minced the onion and used a medium sized onion. The patties held together very well. It m...

I love most fish or seafood cakes and the simplicity of this recipe has made this one of my quick backup meals. I have not found that one needs to modify the recipe except for one step: refrige...

These are really good...especially if you like canned fish. I like to mince my onions rather than chop because I don't like "chunks" of onions in anything. The amount of ingredients are right ...