Super Simple Salmon Cakes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil, plus more to grease pan
  • 1 cup bell peppers, finely chopped (I used red and green peppers)
  • ½ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 (3-ounce) cans wild salmon
  • ½ cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1 large pasture-raised egg
  • 1 tablespoon preserved lemon with peel, finely chopped (or 1 teaspoon lemon zest + 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice)
  • 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • ¼ cup avocado mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Method

Step 1 Super Simple Salmon Cakes Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Combine the avocado oil along with the bell peppers, red onions, and sea salt in a small skillet over medium heat. Sauté for 5 minutes and stir to avoid burning.

Step 2 Super Simple Salmon Cakes Healthy Recipe

Step 2

While the veggies sauté, combine the salmon, celery, egg, lemon, flax, mayonnaise, and Dijon in a large mixing bowl.

Step 3 Super Simple Salmon Cakes Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Once the veggies are ready, add half into the bowl with salmon and stir to combine. Then add the remaining veggies into the bowl and mix well (this process is to avoid the egg from cooking). Using an ice cream scoop, create 8 balls and tighten them using your hands. Press to create patties.

Step 4 Super Simple Salmon Cakes Healthy Recipe

Step 4

Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat and lightly grease with avocado oil. Once the pan is hot, add the patties and fry them for 2 ½ minutes per side.

Step 5 Super Simple Salmon Cakes Healthy Recipe

Step 5

Once ready, arrange the patties on top of your favorite greens (such as arugula) and drizzle with any of your favorite condiments. I used a no-sugar-added hot sauce, but extra Dijon or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice is also great.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories: 150, Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 46mg, Sodium: 281mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 2g, Protein: 7g, Net Carbs: 3g

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