Fat Tuesday Salmon

Fat Tuesday Salmon


"Spicy salmon patties that are great with rice. Add as much jalapeno pepper or as little as you like."


20 m servings 623 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 623 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 31.2 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 52.8 g
  • 106%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 137 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 1021 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Add potato and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and mash.
  2. In a large bowl, combine salmon, onion, green bell pepper, potato, jalapeno, egg and ground black pepper; mix well.
  3. Shape mixture into 4 patties and coat with cracker crumbs.
  4. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil and cook patties until browned on each side; serve.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I have know this recipe for years. It's really wonderful. I have never put hot peppers in it. I think it should mention you need to use a medium potato or a little larger and not to rinse the po...

Renee's recipe was fabulous! I've tried many salmon croquette/patty recipes, and this is by far the best I've tried. I recommend this for everyone.

good one , for the kidos just deseed and deveign the peppers and no heat, thanks

Excellent recipe! I made it for a Mardi Gras dinner. Yum! I'm going to saute the peppers and onions next time, and kick it up a notch with even more jalapenos :) Note: the recipe makes 8 patt...

Thanks for the recipe. It had a nice flavor and makes for a fairly easy dinner. I had trouble getting mine to stick together, so they were quite crumbled, but the flavour was nice. Next time ...

We had major problems with this! Patties wouldn't stay together. Dry and bland too (which is surprising with the pepper and onion, which I sauteed in butter first, and jalapeno. Served with W...

What a trip down memory lane. I grew up eating these made this same way, minus the jalapeƱo, which is an inspired addition. I made 6 nice size patties from this recipe. Thanks, Renee!