Easy Salmon Loaf

READY IN: 1hr 25mins


  • 13
    cup milk
  • 1
    cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 1
    (15 1/2 ounce) can red salmon or (15 1/2 ounce) can pink salmon, drained, flake, and picked over
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 1
    lemon, juice of
  • 12 - 34
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon onion salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • White sauce
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1
    cup milk
  • salt and pepper


  • To make Salmon Loaf: Add milk and breadcrumbs to a bowl; stir to combine; set aside.
  • In another bowl beat the egg yolks until thick and the color of lemons.
  • Add in the breadcrumb mixture, lemon juice, salts, and pepper; stir to combine.
  • Add in salmon; stir to combine; set aside.
  • In yet, another bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry; add to the salmon mixture; fold in gently.
  • Spoon mixture into a greased 7 1/2 x 3 x 2 inch loaf pan.
  • Bake at 400°F for 35 minutes.
  • In the meantime, make white sauce: let the butter melt in a saucepan over low heat.
  • Add in the flour and stir until smooth.
  • Cook for 1 minute while stirring constantly.
  • Gradually pour in the milk; cook over medium heat and stir constantly until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  • Add in salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cut salmon loaf into slices and serve with white sauce on top.