Salmon Croquettes

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (15 1/2 ounce) can salmon
  • 1
    large baked potato (or 1 sleeve saltine crackers)
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons onions, chopped
  • oil, for frying
  • saltine crumbs, made from saltines
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain liquid from salmon.
  • Remove large bones, skin, and dark brown spots from salmon.
  • Gently break up salmon and set aside.
  • Mash baked potato, or crush sleeve of crackers into crumbs, and add to salmon.
  • Stir in egg, onions, salt, and pepper.
  • Shape mixture into egg-shaped croquettes if using potatoes and roll in cracker crumbs. Shape salmon into patties if using crushed crackers.
  • Brown in hot oil a few minutes on each side until golden.
  • Reserve some liquid from the salmon if the patties are to dry to hold together, add 1-2 teaspoons.
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