Cajun Salmon Cakes


Recipe: Cajun Salmon Cakes

Summary: You’ll love this quick, meatless meal with just the right amount of heat. Great in sandwiches!


  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun/Creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) skinless, boneless pink salmon, drained
  • 1/2 cup saltine cracker crumbs (about 10 to 15 crackers)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. In large bowl, combine egg, mayonnaise, seasoning, and parsley. Add salmon, cracker crumbs, onion, and bell pepper; stir until evenly moistened. Let mixture stand 10 minutes. Shape salmon into 6 cakes. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add salmon cakes, flattening slightly with back of pancake turner. Cook until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.

Number of servings (yield): 6

Photo: My Kitchen Stories / CC BY-SA

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