Get The Recipe For Grandma’s Famous Salmon Cakes

Learn how to make salmon cakes like grandma used to

Many mothers and grandmothers made this nostalgic dish back in the day. Not only will it make you remember a simpler time, but salmon is also quite healthy for you! If you pick up some salmon at the grocery store, you don’t need that many other ingredients for this recipe.

That means it is also a quick and easy meal that you can feed to your family. If someone in your clan is not a fish lover, they still might love the taste of these salmon cakes. Get the recipe below, just like grandma used to make!


Recipe for Salmon Cakes

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This recipe makes about 7 or 8 patties, depending on how big you like them. They should be ready in about 20 minutes, with 10 minutes of prep time. It goes well with macaroni and cheese as a side dish. Here are the ingredients:

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  • 1 (14.75 ounces) can salmon, drained and flaked
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
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Then, you’ll need to go through the salmon and remove any bones that you find. Next, put the salmon in a mixing bowl after beating the eggs. Add the onion and pepper and mix thoroughly. When the mixture looks good, shape into patties. Fry each patty for about five minutes on each side in a large skillet on medium heat. Heat up a little oil first so they get nice and golden brown on the outside.

Will you be making this delicious dish for dinner this week?

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