Using fresh salmon for salmon patties adds an incredible amount of flavor that can't be beat. These fresh salmon patties are moist, full of flavor and just as easy to cook as the canned salmon is!

Salmon Patties

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 patties
Author ijustmakesandwiches


  • 11 ounces salmon
  • 9 each saltine crackers roughly crushed
  • 1 each shallot fine dice
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fennel fronds chopped
  • squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 each Egg scrambled
  • To taste salt and pepper
  • vegetable oil for quick pan fry


  1. In a food processor, pulse the salmon cubes until chunky. Add crumbled saltine crackers with salt and pepper, lemon juice, and egg. Pulse until barely combined. Transfer to a mixing bowl.
  2. Add herbs and shallot, mix until combined.
  3. Heat oil in pan under medium-high heat, preheat oven to 350 degrees, line sheet pan with aluminum foil.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop patties into rice flour and coat evenly. Transfer to a clean cutting board or plate, pressing until a patty. Repeat for whole mixture.
  5. Place floured patties into hot skillet and let cook until golden brown on the bottom side, about 4 minutes. Flip and let other side cook 2 minutes. Transfer to lined sheet pan.
  6. Place patties in oven and cook 8-10 minutes.
  7. Eat.