These crispy salmon patties are a healthy meal prep protein option. Canned foods often get a bad rep, however canned salmon can be very nutrient-dense. One serving can provide up to 16 grams of protein, heart-healthy fats, and multiple micronutrients.
4tbspchoice of salad dressingrecommend vinaigrette dressing
Drain canned salmon and defrost the corn if frozen or drain the corn if canned
Place the canned salmon in a mixing bowl and crack two eggs. Mix well until eggs are incorporated
Next, add the peppers and onions and seasonings. Mix thoroughly
Then, add the mayo and dijon mustard and mix well
Finally, add the breadcrumbs and mix until the mixture forms a paste like texture
Add oil to a saute pan on medium to high heat. Using a 2 oz scoop (about 1/4 cup), scoop out even portions into the pan
Then, using a spatula, flatten the scooped salmon mixture into flat patties. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until it is golden crispy. Flip it over to cook on the other side for about a minute until golden crispy.
Remove the patty from the pan and place it on a plate lined with a paper towel to drain the excess oil
Serve salmon cakes on top of a bed of arugula salad with corn. Add any additional fresh veggies to your preference and top it off with your choice of dressing. Eat and enjoy!