Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes

I love words for things in other languages. Croquette is really just another word for patty, but is sounds so much more sophisticated, doesn’t it? Salmon Croquette! vs Patty (said in a nasal tone). I make these with canned salmon, because it’s a staple in my pantry. I don’t eat it a lot, but if I’m running low on food and haven’t been to the grocery, the salmon is a super healthy alternative to my beloved corned beef, gross spam, and even that can of tuna. You can use fresh salmon, you will just have to allow enough time to cook and flake it.

This is one  of my go-to recipes, because it’s fast and easy. Sometimes I add chopped onion and garlic to the salmon. This time I didn’t, but feel free to vamp. You can add almost anything to these salmon cakes…er…croquettes.

Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes
Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: French
Servings: 4
Author: Terra Walker
  • 1 Can Salmon 340 g
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Bread Crumbs 113 g
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika 2.1 g
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder 2.1 g
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper 1.2 g
  • 1/8 tsp Salt 1.2 g
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil 30 mL
  1. Remove the salmon from the can, and de-bone it, then flake it. 

    Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes - it begins
  2. Add all ingredients and stir.

  3. Heat olive oil on medium-high, until it starts to look distorted.

  4. Roll 2 tbsp. (30 g) mixture into a ball, and then flatten into a patty. 

    Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes - patties in the pan
  5. Place in hot oil. 

  6. When they are golden brown, flip them. (3-5 minutes)

    Fast & Easy Salmon Croquettes - in the pan
  7. Remove from heat, place on paper towels to drain the oil.

  8. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Some people also remove the skin. I am not one of those people. You can be one of those people if you would like. 

These are a great treat at pot luck dinners, and if you’re serving appetizers. They are also delicious the following day on a salad or sandwich.

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About Terra Walker

Terra loves creating recipes, imparting wisdom, searching for an amazing cider, owning this website, and traveling the globe. You can catch up with Terra on the channels above, where she never uses third person, because she hates writing about herself that way.

One Comment

  1. Looking delicious, thanks for sharing it..!

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