Salmon Cakes with Green Beans


  • Prep Time20 mins
  • Total Time35 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Salmon Cakes with Green Beans

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 cup milk

  • 2 slices white sandwich bread, torn into pieces

  • 213-g can salmon, drained

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill

  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives

  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 4 tsp canola oil, divided

  • 5 cups green beans, trimmed

  • 1/8 tsp salt

  • 1/4 cup sour cream


  • WHISK egg with milk in a large bowl until combined. Stir in bread until soft. Mash in salmon, crushing any bones. Stir in dill, chives and Dijon. Season with fresh pepper.

  • FORM 1/4-cup packed portions of salmon mixture into patties about 1/2 in. thick. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add 3 tsp oil, then patties. Cook until golden, 2 to 3 min per side. Transfer cakes to a plate.

  • WIPE pan clean, then return to heat over medium. Add remaining 1 tsp oil, then green beans and salt. Cook, stirring often, until tender-crisp, about 5 min. Serve with salmon cakes and sour cream.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 239, Protein 17g, Carbohydrates 19g, Fat 11g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 406mg.