Spicy Salmon Cakes / Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

“This is an awesome recipe, I love to fix this with left over salmon. Sometimes the local butcher has a killer sale on salmon, so I'll pick up some extra and make up a batch of these. They have a sligt kick to them that can be adjusted to your personal taste by adjusting the amount of Cayenne pepper.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Salmon Cakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried mustard
  • 12 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 12 lbs salmon, cooked and flaked
  • 1 12 cups seasoned bread crumbs, divided
  • 14 cup mayonnaise, divided
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 12 cups vegetable oil (for frying, approx)
  • Sweet Red Pepper Sauce
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 14 cup roasted red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and celery.
  3. Saute until soft, about 5 minute Add dried mustard and cayenne.
  4. Mix well and saute for 2 additional minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  6. In a large bowl, combine onion mixture, salmon, 3/4 cup of bread crumbs, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, egg, salt and pepper.
  7. Mix well and form into 10-12 patties about 1/2" thick.
  8. Coat each patty with the remaining bread crumbs.
  9. Heat about 1/4 inch of oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  10. When hot, add patties in batches and fry until golden brown (about 3 min per side).
  11. Drain patties on paper towels.
  12. Cover and place in a warm oven until ready to serve.
  13. To make the sweet red pepper sauce, combine 1 cup of mayo, 1/4 cup of roasted red peppers, 1 tablespoon of lime juice and 2 tsp of sugar in a blender.
  14. Blend until smooth.

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