Oregon Salmon Patties


This is an excellent recipe for salmon patties that uses canned or fresh salmon. This comes from the Oregon coast.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 patties


  • 1 (14.75 ounce) can salmon

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • cup cracker crumbs, divided

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 3 tablespoons shortening


  1. Drain salmon, reserving 3/4 cup of the liquid. Flake the meat.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until tender.

  3. Combine onion with reserved salmon liquid, 1/3 of the cracker crumbs, eggs, parsley, mustard, and salmon in a medium bowl. Mix until well blended, then shape into 6 patties. Coat patties in remaining cracker crumbs.

  4. Melt shortening in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook patties until browned, then carefully turn and brown on the other side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

442 Calories
29g Fat
20g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 442
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 634mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 224mg 17%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 317mg 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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