Spinach & Basil Salmon Cakes

Salmon cakes are a wonderful, easy week night dinner choice.  A simple can of salmon along with a spinach salad is a healthy choice.  These cakes are easy to prepare and are ready in minutes.  You can add any of your own ingredients, but this is a simple easy recipe that works everytime.  You won’t be disappointed.  Simply delicious!


1 can salmon, remove skin and large bones

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs

1 tsp dijon mustard

1 tsp parsley

1/2 tsp fresh chopped rosemary or dried

1/2  tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

pinch of cayenne pepper

pinch of cumin

pinch of black pepper ( 1/4 tsp)

1 tbsp mayonnaise

2 tbsp onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/2 cup chopped spinach

2 sprigs fresh basil, chopped or 1 tbsp dried

2 tbsp virgin oil


Add the canned salmon to a mixing bowl and with a fork, remove the skin, flake and mash.  Add the eggs, bread crumbs and mix well before adding all of the other ingredients.  Form into 4 patty cakes.

In a skillet, add virgin oil and heat to a medium/high heat.  Add the salmon cakes and cook on one side until golden brown, then turn and brown the other side.

Serve with a a spinach salad, garlic yogurt dressing, and garnish with a lemon slice.


One Comment Add yours

  1. Great flavours in these fish cakes. I haven’t made fish cakes for the longest while, thanks for the reminder.
    🙂 Mandy

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