It's a fun twist on a popular party appetizer (without shelling out on crab), and can make a weeknight salmon dinner way more fun.
It's delicious, it's easy to cook with, and it's packed with protein, vitamins, and healthy fats. Really, what's not to like?
However, even the most salmon-obsessed of us can get sick of plain old filets after a while. That's where this salmon cakes recipe comes in. It's a fun twist on a popular party appetizer (without shelling out on crab), and can make a weeknight salmon dinner way more fun. Pair with a Greek yogurt aioli for dipping and you've got a great high-protein meal ready in no time.
Here's how to make them:
1. In a food processor, pulse 1 pound salmon (cut into chunks), 1/4 cup crumbled feta, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill, 1 egg, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
2. Form mixture into eight small patties.
3. Pan-fry patties in a nonstick skillet until cooked through (two to three minutes per side).
MAKES 4 SERVINGS. Per serving: 205 cal, 10 g fat (3 g sat), 1 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 319 mg sodium, 25 g protein.