Healthy Fish Recipe: Salmon Cakes

Salmon CakesFast and simple to prepare, salmon cakes fish recipes are one of the best way to enjoy canned salmon. You need only a few simple ingredients to make a delicious and nutritious healthy meals or snack including cracker crumbs, onion, milk, lemon juice, and butter or margarine for frying the patties. This is something you can easily whip up on busy weekdays when you have no time to make elaborate preparations but want something out of the ordinary. Serve salmon cakes on top of rice or make it into a healthy sandwich. It also makes a superb and healthy alternative to burgers. Place it in between burger buns and top it with lettuce and mayonnaise for an unforgettable treat.

Canned salmon is very affordable and is an excellent way to enjoy salmon without spending too much. It is loaded with omega 3 fatty acids, minerals and vitamins and can be a regular part of a healthy diet. There are many brands of canned salmon in the market and each one may vary in taste, quality and nutrient content. Choose a canned salmon product that was sustainably produced and packaged to promote health. Most canned salmon in local groceries are the pink salmon varieties. Occasionally, you will find the sockeye salmon variety, which has a more intense flavor and has a deep and rich almost red color. You can use both varieties of salmon to make this recipe for salmon cakes.

Ingredients: 200gms canned salmon, 1/3 cup cracker crumbs, 1 egg, whipped, 2 tablespoons onion – chopped, 2 tablespoons skimmed milk, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 2 tablespoons butter – or margarine

Preparation Instructions: Pan fried salmon

In a large bowl mix all the ingredients except the butter, stir well. Make 3-5 patties of this dough and keep aside. In a saucepan melt the butter and fry the patties on both sides till golden brown and cooked through. Serve hot with sauce. 

Canned salmon is sold with bones and skin on and is also available boneless and skinless. Some of the best kinds of canned salmon varieties are the canned wild Alaskan salmon, which is an environmentally sound choice, healthy and well regulated. Most canned salmon sold in the market comes with the skin and bones on and before adding it to the other ingredients in this recipe to make the patties, you need to drain the water and take the bones and skin out.




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