Salmon Patties

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Keyword: Kid Friendly, salmon


  • 1.¼ lb Skinless Salmon Canadian, Scottish or New Zealand Ora King
  • 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs divided
  • 2.½ tbsp minced fresh parsley
  • cup green onions chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic clove minced
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1.½ tsp lemon zest and lemon wedges for serving
  • 1 tsp dijon
  • ¾ tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 egg yolk
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 6 tbsp olive oil divided


  • Using a sharp knife coarsely chop salmon to a sausage like texture (approx. 1/4-inch pieces). This can also be done in 3 batches in quick bursts in a food processor.
  • In a large mixing bowl stir together 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs, parsley, green onions, garlic, mayonnaise, lemon zest, dijon mustard, old bay seasoning, egg yolk, 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste) and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  • Add salmon then toss well to evenly coat with mixture. Scoop mixture 1/3 cup at a time creating 8 equal portions.
  • Pour remaining 3/4 cup panko into a shallow dish. Press and shape portions into 3-inch patties then coat and gently press into panko, coating both sides.
  • Pour 3 Tbsp oil into a large non-stick skillet and heat to medium-high heat.
  • Add four salmon patties (if needed carefully tilt pan for oil to run under salmon if it isn't already). Let fry until golden brown on bottom, about 2 minutes.
  • Carefully flip and continue to cook until second side is golden brown and patties are just cooked through, about 2 minutes longer.
  • Let drain on paper towels then repeat with repeat process with remaining four salmon patties. Serve warm with lemon wedges for spritzing over.

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