Salmon Patties

Using canned salmon is a great, budget friendly way to eat this heart healthy fish. These Salmon Patties are so simple to make. Try eating them on a bun, on top of a salad, or on their own with one of our yummy side dishes.  You can replace the salmon with canned tuna if you’d like, or try a combination of the two!

Makes:  9 servings


Serving Size: 1 patty
Calories: 120

Total Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Protein: 14g
Sodium: 210mg
Carbohydrates: 5g
Added Sugar: 0g
Fiber: 0g

Salmon Patties


1 can (15 oz) salmon, canned in water, drained 
1 cup cereal or crackers, whole-grain, crushed
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
½ cup 1% milk 
¼ tsp black pepper
1 Tbs vegetable oil


  1. Use a fork or clean fingers to flake salmon until very fine.
  2. Add cereal or cracker crumbs, eggs, milk, and pepper to salmon.  Mix thoroughly.
  3. Shape into 9 patties.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet.  Over medium heat, carefully brown both the sides until patty is thoroughly cooked.

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