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These delicious old bay salmon cakes are my family’s favorite! Made with only a few simple ingredients that you probably have on hand and ready in minutes. We enjoy these salmon cakes with a simple lemon green salad for a light weeknight meal that everyone loves.

Growing up, I watched my mom make these salmon patties. These salmon patties have been a big part of my childhood. I always asked my mom to make these for me, and I even have some packed for lunch. These tasty salmon patties are made with cans of skinless and boneless wild salmon, old bay seasoning, eggs, mayonnaise, panko, green peppers, and fresh chives. Mix them and shape them into big patties. This recipe is a no-fuss, easy, and whip up fast!

If you have not tried old bay salmon patties before, you should soon. These are a family favorite. Crazy good, even your fussiest eaters will love these!


2 eggs

2 6-ounces cans of wild salmon, skinless and boneless

2 tsp Old Bay seasoning

light olive oil for frying

2 tbsp mayonnaise

1 small green pepper, finely chopped

3/4 c. panko

2 tbsp chopped fresh chives


Step 1: Place all the ingredients in a large bowl. Gently mix until well combined and shape into about 6 to 8 small patties.

Step 2: In a hot nonstick pan, drizzle 2 tbsp of oil over medium heat and spread it around. Then, carefully lay each patty into the hot pan and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes until the first side is golden brown. Gently flip the patty and continue to cook the other side for 3 to 4 minutes more until browned.

Step 3: To a serving plate, transfer the cooked salmon cakes and sprinkle them with coarse salt. Enjoy them with a squeeze of lemon.

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