Recipe courtesy of David Waltuck
Save Recipe Print
Serves 6



Put the salmon through the medium blade of a meat grinder into a large bowl. Lacking a meat grinder, chop the salmon by hand or place it in a food processor and pulse briefly until chopped medium fine, then transfer it to a bowl. Be careful not to chop the fish too fine or the croquettes will be dry.

To the salmon add the bread crumbs, cream, shallots, garlic, herbs, mustard, eggs, lemon juice, Tabasco, salt, and pepper. Using your hands or a wooden spoon, mix thoroughly. Form the mixture into six burgerlike patties, each about 3/4 inch thick. Spread about 1/2 cup flour on a plate and dip the patties, one at a time, in it to coat on both sides, shaking off any excess.

Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat; it should be hot enough so a sprinkle of flour sizzles on contact. Add the butter to the hot oil and, as soon as it has melted, add the salmon croquettes and fry until cooked through and golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.

Using a slotted spoon, transfer the croquettes to paper towels to drain, then serve immediately.

Get the recipe

Biscuit Egg-in-a-Hole

This hearty meal is great for serving to a crowd at breakfast or brunch.


Tuna Croquette

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Salmon Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Smoked Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Oven-Baked Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Kathleen Daelemans

Blackened Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Pan-Fried Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Asian Grilled Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Salmon Cakes With Salad

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Latest Stories