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Salmon Patties with Caper Mayonnaise Recipe

Salmon Patties with Caper Mayonnaise Recipe

These moist salmon patties are delicious served with a lemon-caper mayonnaise.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 6 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons capers, drained
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 5 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 pouches (6 ounces each) boneless skinless pink salmon
  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs, divided
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, capers, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon mustard and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. In a small skillet, saute the onion and celery in 1 teaspoon oil until crisp-tender. In a bowl, combine the onion mixture, salmon, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, egg and remaining mustard and pepper. Shape into four patties; coat with remaining bread crumbs. Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • 3. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook salmon patties in remaining oil for 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve with caper mayonnaise. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 patties with 1/4 cup mayonnaise equals 806 calories, 56 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 181 mg cholesterol, 2,057 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.