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
Keyword appetizer recipes, canned salmon, easy salmon recipe, fish, gluten free, healthy dinner recipes, keto friendly recipes, low carb recipe, salmon burgers, salmon cakes, salmon patties, seafood
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*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 164mg 55%
Sodium 812mg 34%
Potassium 447mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 7.3%
Vitamin C 6.4%
Calcium 33.4%
Iron 11.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.