Old Fashioned Salmon Patties

Do you have trouble putting fish on children’s plates? They will take great pleasure in dipping these salmon and potato croquettes in a good lemon sauce!


* Ingredients :


° 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed

° 450 g (1 lb) salmon fillets

° salt and pepper to taste

° 30 ml (2 tbsp.Chop parsley

° 30 ml chop chives

° 2 green-onions,chop

° 80 ml (1/3 cup) plain breadcrumbs

° 30 ml (2 tbsp.) Olive oil

+For the lemon sauce:

° 45 ml (3 tbsp.) Butter

° 1/4 cup (60 ml) chopped dry shallots

° 30 ml (2 tbsp.) Flour

° 310 ml (1 1/4 cups) milk

° 15 ml (1 tbsp.) Lemon zest

° 60 ml  chop parsley

° 80 ml (1/3 cup) 15% cooking cream


* Preperation :


Prepare the mash. Putting potatoes in-saucepan & covering with cold salt-water. Bring to a boil and cook, 18 to 20 minutes, until tender. Drain and mash. Let cool.


Cook the salmon. Preheat oven 205 ° C (400 ° F). Placing salmon fillet on  baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Salt & pepper. Baking about 15 to 20 min . Let cool, then crumble the salmon.
Shape and cook the croquettes. In a bowl, combine the mash with the salmon, herbs, green onions and breadcrumbs. Season.

Shape into 8 patties, 2 cm (3/4 inch) thick, using about 125 mL (1/2 cup) of the mixture for each. Cooking patties about 3 to 4 min per side. Place on a sheet of absorbent paper. Let cool.
Prepare the sauce. In saucepan, melting butter on medium heat. Cooking shallots about 1 to 2 min, & sprinkling with flour. Pour in milk & bring to boil when whisk. Removing to fire. Stir in the zest, parsley and cream. Season.


Freeze. Permit sauce cool, & chill in refrigerator. Cool the patties in the refrigerator. Wrapping every patty in plastic wrap, & place in freezer bags. Removing air & seal. Pour sauce to an airtight-container. The patties and gravy can be frozen for up to 2 months.Thaw. The day before, let the sauce thaw in the refrigerator. Do not thaw the patties.


Warm up. Place frozen croquettes on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Reheat for 18 to 20 minutes in a preheated oven to 205 ° C (400 ° F). Meanwhile, reheat the sauce in a saucepan over low-medium heat until just simmering.


Enjoy !

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