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Salmon Cakes {with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette}

Salmon Cakes {with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette}

These Salmon Cakes {with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette} are fancy enough to serve at a dinner party and easy enough to make for a healthy, delicious weeknight dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon,shallots,red pepper
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 patties
Calories 299kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


For the salmon cakes

  • 1 Pound Fresh salmon ,skin removed
  • 1 1/2 Cups Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 Shallot ,finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped fresh parsley ,loosely packed
  • 2 teaspoons Corriander seeds ,roughly chopped
  • 1/2 Red pepper ,finely chopped
  • Zest and juice from one lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper ,or more if you like it spicy
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 Large Egg slightly beaten

For the vinaigrette

  • 1/4 Cup Rice vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons Honey to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard to taste
  • 1/2 Cup Good quality extra virgin olive oil


For the salmon cakes

  • Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F. Line a roasting pan with alluminum foil for easy clean up.
  • Place salmon in pan and season with salt and pepper and squeeze lemon juice over it.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until salmon is just done and flakes.
  • Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • While salmon is cooking and cooling prepare other ingredients.
  • In a large bowl combine bread crumbs, flour, shallot, parsley, corriander, red pepper, lemon zest, salt and cayenne pepper and mix to combine.
  • Once salmon is cooled, shred or break up into pieces and mix with dry ingredients. Mx in the dijon mustard and egg until mixture will just hold together. (Will be slightly crumbly).
  • Form into 6 equal balls, then flatten into patties.
  • At this point you can either refrigerate, freeze or cook your patties.
  • To cook them heat 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil in a non stick pan and sear patties on each side for 3-4 minutes or until browned.

For the honey dijon dressing

  • Whisk all ingredients together until well blended. (shake or mix again before pouring onto greens)


Serving: 1Patty | Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 350mg | Potassium: 372mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 630IU | Vitamin C: 14.9mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1.8mg