Salmon Cakes

These healthy and delicious salmon cakes have tons of flavor, with mashed sweet potato, smoky chipotle, and scallions. I ate a ton of these during my Whole30!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon cakes, salmon patties
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 126kcal


  • 3 6-oz cans salmon boneless and skinless
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • 1.5 tsp ground chipotle
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil approximately, for frying


  • In a large bowl, stir to combine all the ingredients.
  • Using a large 3-Tbsp cookie scoop, portion the cake mixture into your hands and flatten it out into a patty about 1/2" thick.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, then add enough olive oil to coat the bottom of the pan, about 3 tablespoons.
  • Pan fry the salmon cakes in the oil for about 3 minutes on each side until golden, in batches if needed.
  • Serve and enjoy! 


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 169mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g