Thursday, April 2, 2015

Salmon Cakes™

This is an easy healthy recipe for Lent or anytime. 

1 can  (15 oz ) wild caught salmon
1 - 2 eggs slightly beaten (adjust amount needed)
1/3 c diced onion
Lemon zest
1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper
1/4 tsp: fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic crushed and diced
1 - 2 T oil 

Peel, rinse, cut onion and garlic. 

Zest and juice lemon. 

Open can of salmon and drain into a strainer. With clean hands pick out any bones and squeeze salmon dry if needed. Place salmon in a clean bowl.  Add onions, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon juice and zest. 
 Add egg and mix with a fork. 

With clean hands, form salmon mixture into 6 patties. 

Heat pan to medium high heat. Lower heat to medium and add oil.  Place patties in pan and cook for 3 - 5 min on one side. Flip patties over and cook on other side for an additional 3 - 5 min or until done. 

Serves 2

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