Moroccan salmon cakes with garlic mayonnaise

    45 min

    This is a great alternative to the standard salmon patty recipe using couscous, spinach, and cumin for an exotic flavour.

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    Serves: 4 

    • Garlic mayonnaise
    • 120g mayonnaise
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
    • Salmon cakes
    • 8 tablespoons couscous
    • 160ml orange juice
    • 1 (418g) tin red salmon, drained
    • 275g frozen spinach - thawed, drained and squeezed dry
    • 2 egg yolks, beaten
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. In a small stainless steel or glass bowl, stir together mayonnaise, garlic and paprika. Set aside.
    2. Prepare couscous according to package directions using the orange juice in place of water.
    3. In a mixing bowl, combine the cooked couscous, red salmon, drained spinach, egg yolks, garlic, cumin, black pepper and salt. Form into patties.
    4. In a large frying pan over medium heat, heat the olive oil and fry patties until golden brown turning once, about 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with garlic mayonnaise.

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    Used different ingredients. Works just as well with tinned tuna  -  16 Jan 2010


    perfect! my favourite thing to make for lunch.  -  25 Aug 2011


    really, really good! didn't have any couscous so used quinoa, but they turned out fine. I also found the mixture a bit crumbly, so will add another egg next time  -  22 Jul 2011