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Back in the day, salmon croquettes usually meant rich bindings and fillers (eggs, flour, cracker crumbs) to hold them together. And they were typically fried in an inch of bacon grease. In my house, the binder is egg only, and the patties are pan-seared in a little olive oil.

Caroline Randall Williams and Alice Randall
Recipe by Southern Living February 2015

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Credit: Penny De Los Santos

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
50 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together yogurt and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Drain salmon; remove and discard skin and bones. Flake salmon, and place in a medium bowl. Stir celery and next 4 ingredients into salmon; shape mixture into 6 (4-inch) patties (about 3/4 cup per patty). Cook patties, in batches, in 2 Tbsp. hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes on each side or until golden. (Add 1 Tbsp. oil, if needed, for second batch.) Serve with yogurt mixture.

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Source

Recipe adapted from Soul Food Love, copyright 2015 by Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams. To be published by Clarkson Potter on Feb 3.

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