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1 can (14.75 ounces) salmon with bones, drained
1 slice of bread, torn into small pieces
1 Tablespoon mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 egg, lightly beaten
½ cup minced celery
½ cup minced or grated carrot
½ cup minced onion


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium bowl break up the salmon and mash bones with a fork. Remove the salmon skin if desired.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  4. Lightly grease a large skillet and place it over medium heat.
  5. Firmly press about ½ cup of the mixture into a 1-inch thick patty. Repeat to make 3 more patties.
  6. Add the patties and cook until they are golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes per side.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. 


  • No salmon? Use canned tuna or mackerel instead.
  • No canned salmon? Use 1 to 1 ½ cups cooked salmon.
  • Use 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs or cracker crumbs instead of sliced bread.
  • Make your own bread crumbs from stale bread.
  • Try other finely chopped vegetables such as bell pepper or zucchini.
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4 patties (4-inch)
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
10 to 15 minutes
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