Canned Salmon Patties

These salmon croquettes made with canned salmon are great tasting and really easy to throw together. They are perfect with mashed potatoes. Great choice for a busy weeknight.
Canned Salmon Patties


  • 1 can salmon (boneless, drained; I used 14.75 oz can of wild alaskan pink salmon)
  • 2 eggs (slightly beaten with a fork)
  • 1/3 onion (finely chopped)
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/3 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon parsley (dry)
  • pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Prep time:
7 minutes
Cook time:
8 minutes
Total time:
15 minutes
Yield: 5 patties | Prep time: 7 minutes | Cook time: 8 minutes | Total time: 15 minutes


1. In a bowl, mix together all the ingredients except vegetable oil. Shape into patties.
Canned Salmon Patties photo instruction 1
2. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Brown patties on each side, turning gently (about 4 minutes per side).
Canned Salmon Patties photo instruction 2
Canned Salmon Patties photo instruction 3


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Salmon Patties

Guest November 27, 2020 12:58 PM
This recipe is great! Takes me back to my mother's salmon patties.

alenatrs November 29, 2020 6:14 PM
Thank you! Glad to hear you enjoyed these canned salmon patties! - Alena

Guest November 11, 2020 5:19 PM
This brought back so many memories. Making it tonight

alenatrs November 12, 2020 8:30 AM
Hope the flavor brings even more ;) - Alena

Salmon Croquettes

Guest August 23, 2020 4:23 PM
I haven't had these since I was a child and these are as good as I remembered. Thanks for the recipe, I'm a new fan of yours. Yummy.

alenatrs September 1, 2020 9:04 PM
I’m all smiles :) And that's so great to hear that this recipe brought back memories from your childhood! I hope you will love every recipe that you try from our website! - Alena

Terrific Recipe!

Guest July 28, 2020 4:34 PM
Thank you, this was so easy and just delicious!

alenatrs August 4, 2020 1:33 PM
Yw! Glad to hear you enjoyed these canned salmon patties! - Alena


Guest July 18, 2020 7:04 PM
My toddler son doesn’t like canned salmon, but he liked these patties. Thank you for the delicious and simple recipe!

alenatrs July 18, 2020 10:48 PM
You are welcome! That's awesome that your toddler liked these canned salmon patties! - Alena


Guest March 16, 2020 9:42 PM
First time I have actually enjoyed eating canned salmon! Thanks for this recipe

alenatrs March 22, 2020 8:17 PM
You are very welcome! Glad to hear you liked these canned salmon patties. - Alena

Freezing Patties

Guest August 7, 2019 11:01 PM
Do you know if you can freeze these?

alenatrs August 19, 2019 10:24 PM
I haven't tried freezing these, but I think they should be ok. If you do, let us know how it works out ;) - Alena

Jack Mack

Guest October 16, 2018 10:05 PM
I used jack Mackerel and it never tasted this good...Excellent receipe

alenatrs November 6, 2018 10:47 AM
Thank you! Glad to hear you liked it! - Alena

Salmon patties

Guest August 27, 2018 4:16 PM
These were excellent suggestions! As I had no idea what to do with can Salmon someone gave me.

alenatrs August 29, 2018 10:16 PM
Glad to hear you liked the recipe!! Thanks for taking time to leave the comment! - Alena

Awesome pattie!

Guest April 17, 2018 6:07 PM
Very good! Substituted onion for 1/4 c shredded carrots and added 1/4 c fine diced yellow pepper & 1/4 c fine diced mushroom. Definitely make this again!

alenatrs April 21, 2018 8:20 PM
I’m so glad you enjoyed it! These sound like some great additions!

So good and fast to make.

Guest December 11, 2017 9:47 PM
This turned out so good. Thanks for the recipe.

alenatrs December 12, 2017 6:35 PM
I'm glad you like it! Thanks for sharing!

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