Save on Pinterest

Salmon Cakes

"SINCE pinto beans and mashed potatoes were our usual daily fare, salmon was a special treat on Sundays. We ate these cakes fast as Mama could fry them—she couldn't get them off the griddle fast enough."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    3 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) salmon, drained, bones and skin removed
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat eggs. Stir in the cream, cornmeal, green onions, flour, baking powder, pepper and, if desired, salt. Flake salmon into bowl; blend gently.
  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Drop salmon mixture by 1/3 cupfuls into butter. Fry in batches for 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
2 patties: 451 calories, 25g fat (10g saturated fat), 267mg cholesterol, 694mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 39g protein.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Recommended Video