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Serving size 6

These salmon cakes are bound together with the help of crushed Ritz crackers.


Salmon Cakes

2 tsp olive oil1 onion, finely chopped 1 rib celery, finely diced 2 Tbsp chopped parsley 1 ½ cup cooked salmon 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 ½ Tbsp Dijon mustard¾ cup crushed Ritz crackers ½ tsp black pepper1 lemon, cut into wedges


  1. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.  Add onion and celery; cook, stirring until softened, about 3 minutes.  Stir in parsley; remove from heat.
  2. Place salmon in a medium bowl.  Flake apart with a fork; remove any bones and skin.  Add egg and mustard and mix well.  Add the onion mixture, cracker crumbs and pepper; mix to combine.  Shape in to 6 patties, about 1/3 cup each.
  3. Heat canola oil in same skillet, enough to come up 1/4-inch on the side of the skillet, over medium-high heat.  Add patties and cook until golden, 2-3 minutes.  Turn over to brown other side.
  4. Serve salmon cakes with sauce and lemon wedges


Dill Sauce

½ cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp chopped dill pickle
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
Black pepper


  1. In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together until combined.

Image Credit: Patricia Stagich

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Nutrition Facts

Provided by: The Daily Meal

Per Single Serving / Serves 6 Total

  • Calories 259 13%
  • Total Fat 22g 34%
  • Saturated Fat 2g 8%
  • Sodium 285mg 12%
  • Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
  • Fiber 1g 5%
  • Protein 7g 13%
  • Cholesterol 50mg 17%
  • Sugars 2g
  • Iron 1mg 5%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 2%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Lunch, Dinner, Main Dish, Salmon, Seafood, Fish

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