In a bowl mix together the canned salmon, mashed yuca, Sauteed shallots, roasted garlic, jalapeno pepper, grated lemon peel, minced cilantro. Add salt and pepper to taste. Chill the mixture for 2 hours and then form it into 8 patties.
Heat oil to 375 degrees.
Beat the egg in a shallow bowl and spread out the cornmeal on a plate. Dip patties in egg and then dredge in cornmeal. Fry patties for 23 minutes, until golden brown. Then drain them on paper towels.
To make the vinaigrette, in a bowl whisk together the garlic, fresh lime juice, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the olive oil in a stream, whisking. Then add the black beans, red pepper , yellow pepper , red onion, avocado, cilantro, and gently mix together.
Arrange 2 patties on each serving plate, garnish with vinaigrette and chopped fresh cilantro, and serve.
Recipe Courtesy of David Rosengarten