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Helping Hand Salmon Patties

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Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman

This recipe makes both a nutritious and a delicious meal. They can be served next to an easy side-dish like potatoes or rice. Or, put them on a burger bun and have a tasty sandwich.


  • 3 whole potatoes, boiled and mashed and set aside to cool
  • 1 14.75 ounce can salmon, flaked and drained
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill weed
  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil for frying


    1. Mix ingredients together and form into 2-inch balls. Flatten into half-inch patties. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
    2. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook patties in batches about five minutes on each side until lightly browned. Serve with your favorite salsa or horseradish sauce.
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