Maple Pepper Salmon Cakes

Ingredients (4 servings) – Prep Time: 5 minutes

  • 418g canned pink salmon, drained or equal amount of fully cooked fresh salmon
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flakes – see note
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp braggs liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Instructions – Cook Time: 10 minutes

  • Combine all ingredients but oil in a medium sized bowl.
  • Form the mixture into 8 patties.
  • Heat oil in a medium sized skillet over medium-low heat. Add the salmon patties and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Once complete, place on a kitchen towel-lined plate or cooling rack.
  • Serve with┬áMaple Pepper Dipping Sauce

***NOTE : if you cannot find quinoa flakes, gluten-free breadcrumbs, millet flakes, or quick oats should work. I have not tried it with this recipe though.