Low-Carb Salmon Cakes

Husband is eating low carb for a while while he slims down to where he wants to be. Not totally carb-free, but just low carb as in no toast with his eggs, no bun with his burger, and no sugar! He’s doing really well and I thought I would help him along by making these Salmon Cakes that don’t have any fillers in them like bread crumbs. I always use leftover pieces of sprouted whole wheat bread that I crumble in a food processor, never white bread crumbs, but still, it is nice to have a few meals without grains in them.
LOW-CARB SALMON CAKES
  • 1 14.75-oz Can Wild-caught Salmon (Or an equivalent amount of fresh or frozen wild-caught salmon)
  • 1 Carrot, peeled and diced small or minced
  • 1 Celery Stalk, diced small or minced
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Dried Parsley
  • 3 Eggs from Pastured Hens
  • 1 Celery Stalk
  • ¼ Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • Unrefined Sea Salt to Taste
  • Coconut Oil for Frying

Heat the oil in a pan, and fry the onions, carrots, garlic and celery.

Mix together vegetables, parsley, paprika, salmon and eggs until well blended.

Form 8 patties and gently fry them in a tablespoon or so of coconut oil, gently turning them when one side is done.

Serve warm and with yogurt-mustard dipping sauce. (Kids can dip them in yogurt or ketchup or BBQ sauce)

YOGURT-MUSTARD DIPPING SAUCE

  • 1 Cup Whole-Milk Yogurt
  • 1-3 Tablespoons or so (to desired taste) Brown or Spicy Mustard
  • chopped fresh parsley or chives (optional)
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2 comments on “Low-Carb Salmon Cakes

  1. sue hayden says:

    This sounds soo good. I am a fan of salmon and would try this recipe. Don’t know much about coconut oil. I have to watch my LDL level. If someone can inform me of the oil I would like that.

    • I will talk more about coconut oil on here at some point. We use it all the time and it is very good for your heart. It is a saturated fat (solid at room temp) but it is a fat that is very good for you AND your heart. There is a book called “Eat Fat, Lose Fat” that talks all about the wonders of coconut oil and the perils of a lot of other kinds of fats.

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