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The Best Salmon Cakes Recipe Ever

If you've ever had Trifecta salmon, you know it's arguably one of the most delicious proteins we offer. So naturally, we had to create a recipe that turned one of our best items into an even better meal. With the help of your Trifecta salmon, these tasty cakes only take about 15 minutes to make! Enjoy!

About This Recipe 

Prepare the perfect salmon cake with Trifecta Salmon and a few simple but flavorful ingredients.

To make a kind of seafood cake all you need is the seafood, a binder (typically egg), and a filler (usually breadcrumbs). You can also use crushed crackers, cornflakes, or crispy rice cereal as a filler to help hold the cake together. 

Our sustainably caught Salmon is incredibly savory, which makes it our most popular fish. It is oven-roasted, lightly seasoned, and comes with many benefits including high protein and Omega-3s.

best salmon cake ingredients on cutting board

How to Make The Best Salmon Cake Recipes Ever 

Prep Time: 5 minutes 
Cook Time: 10 minutes 
Servings: 4

Ingredients: 

  • 12 ounces Trifecta Salmon 
  • 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise or greek yogurt 
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley 
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions 
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • Pinch of salt and pepper 
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil 
  • 1 lemon

Kitchen Tools: 

  • Bowl and spatula
  • Medium non-stick pan 
  • Baking sheet 
  • Knife and cutting board 

Step 1: Shred Salmon and Mix with Ingredients 

mixing salmon cake ingredients in bowl

In a medium sized bowl, shred the salmon using your hands or a fork until it is finely chopped. Mix with half of the panko bread crumbs and rest of the ingredients until it holds its shape. 

Step 2: Divide into Cakes and Top with Panko

salmon cake patties on sheet tray

Divide the mixture into 4 even cakes or 8 mini-cakes and pat with the remaining panko breadcrumbs to form extra crust. 

Step 3: Cook Salmon Cakes 

cooking salmon cakes in saute pan

Heat a non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add oil. Cook the cakes for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown. 

You can also prepare these cakes in the following way: 

  • Air-fryer: 400 degrees for 8 minutes. 
  • Convection oven: 420 degrees for 8-10 minutes

Step 4: Portion and Enjoy 

Serve these salmon cakes up in a variety of ways! For a macro-balanced meal serve 2 salmon cakes with 1/2 cup Trifecta quinoa and 1 cup broccoli. 

salmon cake for meal prep

Macros per 1 Salmon Cake:
199 calories; 13g Fat; 4g Carbs; 15g Protein

You can also serve these with: 



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The Best Salmon Cakes Recipe Ever

COOK TIME:

8 min

PREP TIME:

15 min

YIELD:

4

DESCRIPTION

These tasty salmon cakes only take about 15 minutes to make! Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 ounces Trifecta Salmon
  • 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise or Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 lemon

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a medium-sized bowl shred the salmon using your hands or a fork until it is finely chopped. Mix with half of the panko bread crumbs and the rest of the ingredients until it holds its shape.

  2. Divide the mixture into 4 even cakes or 8 mini-cakes and pat with the remaining panko breadcrumbs to form extra crust. 

  3. Heat a non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add oil. Cook the cakes for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.

  4. Serve these salmon cakes up in a variety of ways! For a macro-balanced meal serve 2 salmon cakes with 1/2 cup Trifecta quinoa and 1 cup broccoli. 

NOTES

  • Add a delicious sauce to the top of the salmon cakes
  • Serve with Trifecta Brown Rice, or Quinoa and a side of vegetables

NUTRITION FACTS

Servings: 4 | Calories Per Serving: 199

  • Total Fat 13g
    35%
  • Cholesterol 42mg
    14%
  • Sodium 111mg
    4%
  • Total Carbohydrates 4g
    2%
  • Sugars 0
    0%
  • Protein 15g
    15%
  • Vitamin A 0
    0%
  • Vitamin C 0
    0%