Southern Fried Salmon Patties Recipe:


  • 2 14.75oz cans Pink Salmon drained and flaked
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups bread crumbs
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • ½ cup celery chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter or olive olive
  • lemon wedges optional


  1. Open the cans of salmon and remove the skins and most of the bones and drain off the juice.  
  2. In a large bowl combine salmon, eggs, 1 cup of the breadcrumbs, green onions, celery, lemon juice, salt, and pepper
  3. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs onto a parchment lined sheet pan
  4. Scoop up 1/2 cup of the fish mixture and form into a patty,  place patty on the pan and turn to coat both sides with breadcrumbs
  5. Repeat  until 8 patties are made
  6. In a large skillet over medium-high heat cook 4 of the patties in 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil for 8-10 minutes until golden brown, turning once.
  7. Serve garnished with lemon wedges and parsley or thyme, optional

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