Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

Mini Salmon Croquettes

Southern Living APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Makes 14 croquettes
  • Cook time: 12 Minutes
  • Prep time: 25 Minutes


  • 2 (14.75-oz.) cans pink salmon
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


1. Drain salmon, remove skin and bones, and flake. Place salmon in a large bowl. Add onion and next 5 ingredients. Stir in eggs and matzo meal. (Batter will be wet.)

2. Shape salmon mixture into 14 (1-inch-thick, 2-inch-wide) patties.

3. Cook, in 2 batches, in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy. Drain on a paper towel-lined wire rack. Sprinkle with kosher salt, if desired. Serve immediately over mixed baby salad greens with Lemon-Dill Sauce and, if desired, Thin Potato Kugel.

To Make Ahead: Prepare recipe as directed through Step 2. Place patties in a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined pan. Cover and chill 24 hours. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Proceed with recipe as directed.


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