Salmon fish cakes with chive and red pepper

Salmon fish cakes with chive and red pepper


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About this recipe: These are scrumptious fish cakes. We love how healthy they are, and how they are so packed with flavour! Shetland, Scotland, UK

Makes: 4 fish cakes

  • 15g butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper finely chopped
  • 400g salmon, finely chopped
  • 50g cream cheese, softened
  • 100g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder (optional)
  • plain flour, for coating
  • sunflower oil, for shallow frying

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Melt the butter and sauté the onion and pepper for 3 to 5 minutes. Allow to cool then stir in the salmon, cream cheese, breadcrumbs, chives, paprika and garlic. Mix together well.
  2. Form the mixture into 4 patties, toss in a little flour to coat, and chill until firm.
  3. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and cook the salmon cakes for about 8 to 10 minutes, turning once until golden and cooked through.
  4. Place onto kitchen towel to soak up any excess oil. Serve immediately.

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Made these fishcakes for the first (but not last) time today. Easier than I expected and delicious especially with tartare sauce. The whole family enjoyed these. - 18 Dec 2012

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