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Jim's Salmon Patties Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Jim's Salmon Patties

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"My mom made these salmon patties all year! They were a favorite of all us kids and the neighbors too."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    55 mins


  1. Mix both amounts of salmon, crushed crackers, eggs, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, and dry mustard together in a bowl. Chill in refrigerator to allow flavors to combine, 30 minutes. Form mixture into 6 patties.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat; fry the salmon patties until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Refrigerating is optional before you cook them. I like to let the flavors meld in a little before I cook them.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 19, 2012

Yum! These have a fresh, wonderful flavor, my family loved them. I did add a light outer coating of crushed saltines before frying, probably not necessary.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 03, 2014

Jim's Salmon Patties' Haiku: "These were just okay. Two things didn't jive with us. But we're glad we tried!" My only sub was Ritz crackers for saltines, otherwise, I followed the recipe as written, and formed and put the patties in the fridge for a few hrs. b4 cooking in the hopes that they would hold together well (they didn't.) That being said, that was our 1st disappointment - that they didn't quite retain their shape. We also didn't like the taste of Worcestershire and lemon juice in them, preferring some of the more "basic" salmon patty recipes that we've made on AR. Still, a sprinkle of Texas Pete hot sauce and a side salad, and we finished them all b/c I don't think the leftovers would've held together at all.

Sep 12, 2012

DELICIOUS! The only changes I made were adding some finely chopped onion to the mix and coating them in seasoned breadcrumbs before frying. These are super flavorful and moist, and some of the best that I have made...a definite keeper~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

Aug 23, 2012

These are delicious but I think I'll add one egg to the mix to help it stay together. I also used panko bread crumbs instead of saltines, it added to the crunch including coatin g them in pankos.

Mar 07, 2013

What is up with those bones in canned salmon? That said, I followed the recipe exactly and the patties were a HUGE success. Delicious! Will put this in rotation since it's only the fourth thing the whole family will eat!!!! (and you really can't have wings every day......)

Dec 04, 2012

We loved this recipe! I used 3 small cans of Salmon. Made a Ketchup/hot sauce to dip. I did add a bit of finely diced onion & celery because I read it on another recipe, and got confused,lol. I sauteed the veggies before adding to the mixture. I think the spice listed was right on for us. Will make this again! Family loved it, thank you!

Aug 28, 2012

Excellent; moist; I am a beginning cook in the kitchen and the family loved them. Thank you!

Jun 06, 2013

These were delicious! I made a little white sauce to put on top Thanks for sharing!


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  • Calories
  • 336 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Fat
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 28.8 g
  • 58%
  • Sodium
  • 682 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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