Salmon patties with dill and lemons.

Salmon Patties

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.

Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine American, American/Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 serves
Calories 305 kcal


  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil to a rimmed baking sheet and set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. Form mixture into 10 to 12 patties; you'll need about 1/4 cup of mixture per patty.
  5. Place previously prepared baking sheet in the preheated oven for 2 minutes.
  6. Carefully remove from oven and add the patties to the hot oil.
  7. Bake for 12 to 13 minutes; flip over and continue to bake for 5 to 6 more minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
  8. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  9. Serve.

Recipe Notes




Nutrition Facts
Salmon Patties
Amount Per Serving
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 164mg55%
Sodium 812mg34%
Potassium 447mg13%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 365IU7%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 334mg33%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.