Salmon cakes - Eating foods rich in Omega-3

Delicious And
Nutritious Lunch

Most people have tried crab cakes, but salmon cakes are also very yummy. These cakes can be eaten as an appetizer or served with a green salad for delicious and nutritious lunch.
Salmon Cakes


  • 1 1/2 pounds baked salmon
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon non-fat mayonnaise
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 3 medium scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cups fresh whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lemon


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a bowl, flake salmon with a fork to remove any skin and bones.
  • Add egg, mustard and mayonnaise to salmon and mix well.
  • Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add celery and scallions and cook until softened (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Stir in parsley and remove from heat.
  • Add onion mixture to salmon and mix well.
  • Add breadcrumbs and pepper and continue mixing.
  • Shape into 8 patties.
  • Heat remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in the skillet over medium heat.
  • Add four patties and cook 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Remove from pan and place on baking sheet.
  • Repeat with remaining four patties.
  • Bake the salmon cakes in the oven until golden brown on the top (about 15 minutes).
  • Serve with lemon wedges.

These salmon cakes are moist on the inside and crispy on the outside for a wonderful texture and flavor. If you are in a hurry, you can used canned salmon or albacore tuna in place of baked salmon.

Salmon is rich in Omega-3 essential fatty acids, which are an important part of a healthy diet. To encourage young children to eat salmon cakes, you can serve them in a whole wheat pita bread as sandwiches.

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