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Salmon Quinoa Cakes

A superfood combo

Recipe Courtesy of Alaska Seafood

Take the opportunity to skip burger buns whenever possible; they are just empty calories. Fortunately, these delicate salmon quinoa cakes are flavorful, creamy, and crunchy enough that you won’t miss the bread. The fresh dill and lemon zest are natural accompaniments to salmon.

Ingredients

For the Salmon Quinoa Cakes

  • 1 Can (14.75-ounce) salmon, such as Alaska Canned Salmon
  • 4 Cups quinoa, prepared
  • 8 Eggs, beaten
  • 1 Cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 Cups mixed bell peppers, diced
  • 1 Cup red onion, diced
  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 Cups prepared cream sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon zest
  • 3/4 Cups canola oil
  • 12 Dill sprigs

Directions

For the Salmon Quinoa Cakes

Combine salmon, quinoa, eggs, panko, bell peppers, onion, salt and pepper. Form into 2-ounce patties.

Hold covered under refrigeration. 

Combine cream sauce, dill, and lemon zest. Hold covered under refrigeration. 

For one serving, heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a skillet and cook three quinoa patties until golden brown. Flip over and finish cooking.

Place three patties on a plate and drizzle with 2 Tbsp. lemon dill sauce and garnish with dill sprigs. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving1116
Total Fat71g100%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated23g100%
Cholesterol345mg100%
Protein33g66%
Carbs89g30%
Vitamin A506µg56%
Vitamin B122µg34%
Vitamin B60.9mg44.1%
Vitamin C69mg100%
Vitamin D6µg1%
Vitamin E10mg51%
Vitamin K25µg32%
Calcium252mg25%
Fiber10g40%
Folate (food)269µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)269µg67%
Iron7mg38%
Magnesium255mg64%
Monounsaturated30gN/A
Niacin (B3)4mg22%
Phosphorus809mg100%
Polyunsaturated14gN/A
Potassium1030mg29%
Riboflavin (B2)0.8mg48.3%
Sodium556mg23%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg33.2%
Trans0.1gN/A
Zinc5mg33%