Simple Salmon Patties

Gluten free │ Dairy free │ FODMAP Friendly Alternative Provided │ Nut free │ Paleo Alternative Provided

Simple Salmon Patties

Simple Salmon Patties

Makes: 7-8 patties | Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 tin (415g) wild caught pink salmon, well drained (remove vertebrae bones) (ie. Coles/Woolworths Select brands)
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • ¼ small red onion, finely diced^
  • 2 tightly packed Tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1-2 pinches each iodised sea salt and black pepper
  • Sesame seeds to coat patties
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

Serving salad and dip

  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • 1-2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1-2 carrots, grated
  • ¼ small red onion, finely diced^
  • 1-2 Tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped
  • Squeeze lemon juice (optional)
  • 4 Tablespoons hommus^* (ie. Roza’s brand)

FODMAP Friendly Alternative: omit red onion and swap hommus to ¼ avocado
* Paleo/Starch free Alternative: swap hommus to ¼ avocado


  1. Drain salmon and remove vertebrae bones.
  2. Add salmon, eggs, chopped coriander, red onion, salt and pepper into mixing bowl or food processor.
  3. Mash and mix to combine ingredients. If doing it manually, use back of spoon to mash and mix together. If using a food processor, mix on slow for 10 seconds, or until well combined.
  4. Pour sesame seeds onto a plate. Using a dessert spoon, spoon mixture into hands and create small round ball. Press flat onto sesame seeds and coat both sides.
  5. Pour olive oil into frying pan, over low-moderate heat. Cook 5-6 minutes on each side, until lightly golden.
  6. Prepare mixed salad and drizzle with lemon juice. Serve alongside patties and hommus.
  7. Enjoy this deliciously light and nutrient-rich dish!


  1. We just tried these tonight and people you have to get onto this! It was so easy and so tasty, definitely going on our weekly list. Amazing how a bit of lemon juice really enhances the flavour of the salad! Thanks so much Jessica!

    • You are so very welcome! I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it!! I agree, lemon juice is amazing on a salad (and really in any meal!).