Salmon Patties Recipe

Lori Marto, Boyd, E. LaVone

Salmon Patties


  • 1 can (14.75 ounces) salmon with bones, drained
  • 1 slice of bread, torn into small pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup minced celery
  • ½ cup minced or grated carrot
  • ½ cup minced onion


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium bowl break up the salmon and mash bones with a fork.
    Remove the salmon skin if desired.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  4. Lightly grease a large skillet and place it over medium heat.
  5. Firmly press about ½ cup of the mixture into a 1-inch thick patty. Repeat to make 3 more patties.
  6. Add the patties and cook until they are golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes per side.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10 to 15 minutes
Makes: 4 patties (4-inch)

No salmon? Use canned tuna or mackerel instead.

  • No canned salmon? Use 1 to 1 ½ cups cooked salmon.
  • Use 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs or cracker crumbs instead of sliced bread.
  • Make your own bread crumbs from stale bread.
  • Try other finely chopped vegetables such as bell pepper or zucchini.

This recipe is adapted from Oregon State University

5/13/2021 6:31:08 PM
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