Cast Iron

Salmon Cakes

August  1, 2014
0 Ratings
  • Serves 10
Author Notes

These salmon cakes are perfect for a party, or just to spice up your weekly meals with something that may seem a bit more “fancy.” We topped ours with a squeeze of lemon juice, and a dollop of Paleo mayo, but they are delicious on their own as well! —Primal Palate

What You'll Need
  • 12 ounces canned salmon
  • 3 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 vidalia onion, minced
  • 3 tablespoons duck fat, for frying
  1. Preheat the oven to bake at 350 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the salmon, egg yolks, salt, pepper, and paprika.
  4. In a mini chop food processor, mince the garlic and onion.
  5. Pour the garlic and onion into the salmon mixture, and stir to combine all ingredients.
  6. Using your hands, form the salmon mixture into 2 ounce patties, and place each cake on the parchment lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake salmon cakes for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove the cakes from the oven, and heat the duck fat in a cast iron skillet over high heat.
  9. Fry the cakes for about a minute on either side in the duck fat, or until they are golden brown and crispy on the outside.
  10. Serve with a squeeze of lemon.

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1 Review

Amy February 27, 2016
Very, very good, even with using canola instead of duck fat. This will be a staple recipe for my husband and I. An aside, I weighed each 2 oz portion on my scale and it made 7 patties (using a 14.75 oz can, which I then drained), so not quite sure how this serves 10. Regardless, thanks for sharing, this easy and really delicious recipe.