Leftover Salmon CakesSubmitted by: FITNESSFOODIE
IntroductionA great recipe to use leftover salmon, or you can substitute canned. For a tasty entree or appetizer, for a first course make them smaller. A great recipe to use leftover salmon, or you can substitute canned. For a tasty entree or appetizer, for a first course make them smaller.
1/2 pound cooked salmon (can substitute canned)
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
3/4 cup small-diced red onion (1 small onion)
1 1/2 cups small-diced celery (4 stalks)
1/2 cup small-diced red bell pepper (1 small pepper)
1/2 cup small-diced yellow bell pepper (1 small pepper)
1/4 cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon capers, drained
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco)
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons crab boil seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)
1 c seasoned breadcrumbs
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten
Place 1 tablespoons of butter, 1 tablespoons olive oil, the onion, celery, red and yellow bell peppers, parsley, capers, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, crab boil seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a large saute pan over medium-low heat and cook until the vegetables are soft, approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
Flake the chilled salmon into a large bowl. Add the bread crumbs, mayonnaise, mustard, and eggs. Add the vegetable mixture and mix well. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Shape into 10 (2 1/2 to 3-ounce) cakes.
Heat the remaining 1 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoons olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. In batches, add the salmon cakes and fry for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until browned. Drain on paper towels; keep them warm in a preheated 250 degree F oven and serve hot.
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KARINSKANH.