Salmon Croquettes

Salmon croquettes are a simple, fast, low-cost meal that pairs great with a green salad and fruit!


  • 1 15-ounce can or package of water-packed salmon, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed potatoes, from fresh or instant
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs or bran or corn flakes cereal finely crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water.
  2. Mix salmon, potatoes, onion, parsley, egg, salt and pepper with 1 cup of bread or cereal crumbs.
  3. Shape into patties and pat into remaining 1/2 cup of bread or cracker crumbs until covered.
  4. Heat pan or electric skillet on medium-high heat. Add 1 Tablespoon oil and cook patties 4-5 minutes per side, until golden brown.

Makes 6 servings


  • This recipe is a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes. 
  • Pair salmon croquettes with a green salad and/or fruit for a balanced meal. 
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