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Clare's Salmon Patties

30 mins
8 ingredients
$2.78 / person
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Clare's Salmon Patties

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Serves = 4 (2 patties per serve)

  • 4 medium potatoes (approximately 600g), cleaned and chopped into large chunks (no need to peel)
  • 210 g canned pink salmon, drained, and flaked (no need to take out the bones)
  • 1 tsp dried dill or parsley
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 small carrot, finely grated
  • 2 Weetbix, crushed to a fine crumb
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Spray Extra virgin olive oil

It’s this easy

  • Add the chopped potatoes to a microwave or stove top steamer with water. Steam the potatoes for 6-10 minutes, until the potatoes are soft enough that a fork can pierce easily through them to the middle. Allow the potatoes to cool, mash well with a fork
  • Preheat an oven to 200°C, and line a baking tray with baking paper and spray with olive oil
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cooled mashed potato, canned salmon, grated carrot, herbs, diced red onion, lightly beaten egg and crushed weetbix. Shape salmon mixture into 8 round patties
  • Place the salmon patties evenly onto the oiled baking tray and lightly spray with olive oil
  • Place the tray of salmon patties in the preheated oven and bake for 7 minutes, turn the patties over and spray lightly with olive oil again, cook the salmon patties for another 7 minutes, until they are golden brown
  • Serve with a side salad


  • Use leftover mashed potatoes to speed up the cooking time


Nutrition information (per serve)

  • Energy (1103kJ)
  • Protein (17.7g)
  • Total fat (9.3g)
  • Saturated fat (2.0g)
  • Carbohydrate (24.8g); Starch (20.7g); Sugars (4.2g); Added sugars (0.1g), Free Sugars (0.2g)
  • Dietary fibre (3.8g)
  • Sodium (98mg)
  • Calcium (189mg)
  • Iron (1.9mg)


Contains: Gluten, Eggs.
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