Salmon patties with lemon and herb mayonnaise

Salmon patties with lemon and herb mayonnaise
  • 0:15 Prep
  • 0:30 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Capable cooks

Create a meal with a some well-chosen staples from the pantry and a few extras!

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  • 500g pontiac potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 415g can pink salmon, drained, skin and bones removed, flaked
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Lemon and herb mayonnaise

  • 1/2 cup whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • Salad leaves, to serve


  • Step 1
    Make Lemon and herb mayonnaise: Combine mayonnaise, lemon rind, lemon juice, basil and dill in a bowl. Cover. Refrigerate until required.
  • Step 2
    Place potato in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, uncovered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Transfer to a large bowl. Roughly mash. Cool for 5 minutes.
  • Step 3
    Add salmon, onion and parsley to potato. Stir to combine. Using 1/3 cup mixture at a time, shape into 8 patties.
  • Step 4
    Whisk egg and milk together in a shallow bowl. Place flour on a plate. Place breadcrumbs on a plate. Toss 1 patty in flour. Gently dip into egg mixture. Coat in breadcrumbs. Place on a plate. Repeat with remaining patties, flour, egg mixture and breadcrumbs. Cover. Refrigerate for 10 to 15 minutes or until firm.
  • Step 5
    Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook patties, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until golden. Place on a plate. Cover to keep warm.
  • Step 6
    Serve patties with lemon and herb mayonnaise and salad leaves.

  • Low carb
  • Low sugar
  • Lower gi


  • 2399 kj


  • 28g

    Fat Total

  • 5g

    Saturated Fat

  • 4g


  • 28g


  • 126mg


  • 776.83mg


  • 8g

    Carbs (sugar)

  • 50g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve


Variation: You could add 1 tablespoon finely chopped capers or gherkins to the mayonnaise mixture. Nutritional information does not include Lemon and herb mayonnaise.

  • Author: Donna Boyle
  • Image credit: Mark O'Meara
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas



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