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Salmon patties with dill and lemons.

Salmon Patties

Katerina | Diethood
Made with just a handful of ingredients, these crunchy, yet tender and juicy salmon patties are the best idea for a quick and delicious dinner recipe.
Servings : 4 serves
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Resting Time 5 mins


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (14.75 ounces) canned salmon, drained and roughly chopped (you can also use leftover cooked salmon)
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs (FOR Low carb or KETO, use crushed pork rinds)
  • 1 small yellow onion, grated
  • 2 green onions, chopped (white and green parts included)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked or sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil to a rimmed baking sheet and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine prepared salmon, panko crumbs, onions, garlic, eggs, dill, lemon juice, lemon zest, paprika, salt, and pepper; mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Form mixture into 10 to 12 patties; you'll need about 1/4 cup of mixture per patty.
  • Place previously prepared baking sheet in the preheated oven for 2 minutes.
  • Carefully remove from oven and add the patties to the hot oil.
  • Bake for 12 to 13 minutes; flip over and continue to bake for 5 to 6 more minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Serve.


  • Store in an airtight container and keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.
    Reheat in the microwave or in a lightly oiled skillet over medium heat.


Calories: 305 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 28 g | Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 164 mg | Sodium: 812 mg | Potassium: 447 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 365 IU | Vitamin C: 5.3 mg | Calcium: 334 mg | Iron: 2.1 mg | Net Carbs: 14 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American, American/Southern
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