“This recipe is from "Green Hills Garden Club Cooks...Favorite Recipes from Vicksburg, MS" (Ida Waring). Excellent recipe!”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (15 1/2 ounce) can salmon
  • 1 large baked potato (or 1 sleeve saltine crackers)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 -3 tablespoons onions, chopped
  • oil, for frying
  • saltine crumbs, made from saltines

Directions

  1. Drain liquid from salmon.
  2. Remove large bones, skin, and dark brown spots from salmon.
  3. Gently break up salmon and set aside.
  4. Mash baked potato, or crush sleeve of crackers into crumbs, and add to salmon.
  5. Stir in egg, onions, salt, and pepper.
  6. Shape mixture into egg-shaped croquettes if using potatoes and roll in cracker crumbs. Shape salmon into patties if using crushed crackers.
  7. Brown in hot oil a few minutes on each side until golden.
  8. Reserve some liquid from the salmon if the patties are to dry to hold together, add 1-2 teaspoons.

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