- 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) salmon, drained, bones and skin removed
- 1-1/2 cups soft whole wheat bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
- 1/2 cup egg substitute
- 3 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
- 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
- 3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
- 1/4 teaspoon capers, drained
- 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
- Dash lemon juice
- In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Place 1/3 cup salmon mixture into eight muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.
- Meanwhile, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with salmon. Yield: 4 servings.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.
Reviews for Baked Salmon Cakes
"These were pretty good but didn't really turn out like the picture. They came out just a big soggy. It was probably due to the changes I made, so when I remake this I won't change anything and alter my review. We still found it pretty tasty and I'll still make this again. Don't skip the "sauce"... it was delicious on top, even without the capers! The changes I made are below:- I used two pouches of salmon (5 oz each) instead of the can. I tried my best to drain it, but there was still some juice. Next time I will use regular canned.- For the soft bread crumbs, I put slices of Italian style bread in a food processor. It was about 2 slices. I would recommend putting the bread crumbs in last. I think they soaked up all the liquid as I was finishing up the steps and that may have caused the sogginess.- I used yellow onion instead of green- I omitted cilantro only because I was apparently out.- The mayo I used was olive oil- I didn't have capers so I also omitted those in the sauce."
"I made these as mini-muffins (24) for dinner last night. You don't need to worry about "skin & bones" because they mix-up very easily with a fork -- or use a mixer if you choose! I drained about 90% of the liquid off; but next time will incorporate all. I only had panko bread crumbs so that could be why they turned out a bit dry. Next time I will definitely use all the liquid and probably add a bit of sour cream and some sort of cheese to the mix as others have suggested. They easily came out of the mini-muffin tin after "resting" about 5 minutes & they were cooked for ~15 minutes."
"With reference to the last review by apsimon23--I have bought small cans of salmon from Sam's Club and there are absolutely no bones."
"Against my better judgment, I followed the recipe as is and used the canned salmon. What a pain! I couldn't possibly get all the tiny bones out and my family refused to touch it. If I ever try this again, it will be with the boneless salmon in the pouch. Not much more expensive and a whole lot less work."
"I loved the baked method. It's so much easier and healthier than frying, yet the cakes were still perfectly crispy on the outside."
"Very good. Used 2 eggs."
"Thanks for the info on the egg substitute."
"Can't rate this fairly since I haven't yet tried it. But thanks to lorrettaJ for stating that she used 2 eggs rather than egg substitute; otherwise, I would have passed this recipe by. It's much more helpful - and attractive to try - in my opinion, if contributors would state amounts that are equal to the substitute when they've substituted something. Thanks much, "lorrettaJ"!"
"This was delicious! My salmon-hater husband loved it. I didn't have fresh red pepper so I substituted jarred roasted red peppers. As many others said, I will double the sauce next time. This one is a keeper!"