Salmon Patties No 1 recipe is a great way to eat salmon & very versatile, tastes fantastic & has lot’s of health benefits;
- Rich in omega-3 fatty acids
- Great source of protein
- High in B vitamins
- Good source of potassium
- Loaded with selenium
- Contains astaxanthin (powerful antioxidant)
- May reduce the risk of heart disease https://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/features/5-heart-healthy-foods
- May benefit weight management.
Salmon also includes tryptophan is an essential amino acid, which means you have to get it from your diet as your body won’t produce it. Tryptophan helps the body make melatonin & serotonin—meaning it plays a part in some important bodily functions, such as mood regulation & the sleep-wake cycle. https://www.nutritionalhealthenterprises.com/quality-sleep-spinal-posture/
500g Gold potatoes
420g tin red salmon
1/3 cup chopped parsley
1 tsp grated lemon rind
15g butter (or olive oil)
2 tablespoons milk (or oat milk, almond milk)
- Boil the potatoes until tender, drain & mash well. Do not use any butter or milk.
- Drain salmon well, combine in a bowl with the mashed potato, parsley, lemon rind.
- Melt butter in pan, add onion, cook until transparent. add onion, salt & pepper to salmon, mix well.
- Shape into 8 patties (or more depending on size).
- Combine beaten egg & milk, dip patties in this mixture, then into the breadcrumbs.
- Place on plate and put in fridge or freezer for 10 to 15 minutes to let them set.
- Put olive oil in frypan & fry patties or place on oiled tray & bake in moderate oven of 20 minutes until brown. turn patties after 10 minutes.
- Drain on paper towel
Fish have a well-deserved good reputation when it comes to nutritional value, as not only do they provide ample amounts of the essential nutrients you need to function, but they also reduce the risk of chronic disease. In fact, consuming just 6 ounces of fish each week reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease by more than one-third
The Salmon patties are great with a quinoa salad & tomato salad.