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Salmon Cakes Coated with Pistacchio

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  Salmon 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Cooked)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon zest 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Pistachios 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Ground)
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon

1. In a bowl, add 1 ½ cup cooked salmon, ¼ cup bread crumbs, 1 ½ teaspoon mustard, 1 ½ teaspoon, 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley, ½ teaspoon lemon zest and a pinch of salt.
2. Beat 1 egg in another bowl and add it to the mix and mix well.
3. Make small patties of the mixture
4. Coat the patty with the ground pistachio.
5. Set the patties in the refrigerator for anytime between 1 to 12 hours.

6. Heat a pan of vegetable oil and fry the patties for about 2-3 minutes per side till they are golden brown.
7. Remove from the pan to a plate with absorbant paper.

8. Place on a serving plate and serve accompanied with tartar sauce or any other dip.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Move over Crab cakes, Salmon cakes have arrived. Roberto uses cooked salmon to make a crunchy and juicy pattie which is coated with pistacchio. These are a nice change from the usual crab or meat cakes and much more healthy for you.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 194 Calories from Fat 113

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 66.7 mg22.2%

Sodium 68.1 mg2.8%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 15 g30.9%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 7.3%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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