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Irresistible Salmon Croquettes At Home

This recipe is for delicious and flavorful Salmon Croquettes. It combines fresh or canned salmon with a mix of vegetables, seasonings, and breadcrumbs, bound together with creamy mayonnaise. These croquettes are then pan-fried to a golden brown, resulting in a crispy exterior and a tender, flavorful interior. The addition of Creole Kick seasoning and a drizzle of maple syrup gives these croquettes a unique and mouthwatering twist. Enjoy them as a delightful and satisfying appetizer or main course.

The Star Ingredients for Salmon Croquette Recipe

  • Salmon: Whether you choose fresh or canned salmon, this is the star of the show. If using fresh salmon, ensure the skin and bones are removed and then chop it into small pieces.
  • Mayonnaise: Creamy mayonnaise is the magical binding agent that brings all the ingredients together. A quarter-cup should suffice, but you can adjust to your preferred consistency.
  • Panko Breadcrumbs: These light, airy breadcrumbs add texture and help hold everything together. Gradually add them until your mixture is perfect for forming patties.
  • A Symphony of Veggies: Diced red bell pepper, celery, onion, and minced garlic join the mix, infusing the croquettes with their own unique flavors and textures.
  • Seasonings: A pinch of salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and the special “Creole Kick” seasoning (for a unique twist) ensure your croquettes are perfectly seasoned.
  • Olive Oil: This serves as the canvas for your cooking masterpiece, creating a golden brown, crispy exterior.

The Cooking Process

Combine the salmon, veggies, and mayo in a mixing bowl. Season with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and the intriguing Creole Kick to make the best Salmon Croquette .

Gradually fold in the Panko breadcrumbs until the mixture holds its shape for patties.

Shape the mixture into your salmon croquettes. Keep them of similar size for even cooking.

Heat olive oil in a skillet, and gently place your croquettes in. Flatten them slightly with a spatula and let them cook until golden brown and crispy on both sides.

Once cooked, drain your croquettes on a paper-lined plate to remove excess oil.

The pièce de résistance: Drizzle these mouthwatering croquettes with a touch of maple syrup for a delightful sweet and savory flavor combination.

The Experience

With every bite, you’ll experience a symphony of flavors and textures. Crispy on the outside, tender and flavorful on the inside, this salmon croquettes recipe is an absolute treat for your palate. The combination of Creole Kick seasoning and maple syrup creates a unique culinary experience that you won’t want to miss.

These Salmon Croquettes are perfect as a delectable appetizer or a satisfying main course it goes great with my mashed potato. The fusion of ingredients, careful preparation, and unique seasoning make them a must-try for any food enthusiast. We hope this recipe takes your taste buds on a delightful journey, just as it did for our fictional chef from the transcript. So, head to the kitchen and create your own culinary masterpiece with these irresistible Salmon Croquettes. Enjoy every mouthwatering bite! We can pair this dish with this cocktail.

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Irresistible Salmon Croquettes at Home!

4.8 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 13 mins Rest Time 5 mins Total Time 28 mins
Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 4 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



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  1. If you’re using fresh salmon, remove the skin and bones, and then chop it into small pieces. If you’ve chosen canned salmon, be sure to drain it and remove any bones.

  2. Take a mixing bowl and combine the chopped salmon, diced red bell pepper, diced celery, diced onion, and minced garlic.

  3. To bind the mixture together, add mayonnaise. Start with 1/4 cup and adjust to your liking for consistency.

  4. It’s time to season the mixture. Add salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and the Creole Kick seasoning to taste. Adjust the seasoning to your preference, keeping in mind that Creole Kick provides a unique flavor.

  5. Gradually incorporate the Panko breadcrumbs into the mixture until you achieve a consistency suitable for forming patties. Make sure to mix well for even distribution.

  6. Shape the mixture into salmon croquettes, making sure they are of roughly the same size for consistent cooking.

  7. Heat up the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  8. Carefully place the salmon croquettes into the hot oil and gently flatten them using a spatula. Cook until they’re golden brown on both sides and have a nice crust.

  9. Once they’re cooked, remove the croquettes from the skillet and let them drain on a paper-lined plate to remove any excess oil.

  10. Serve your salmon croquettes with a drizzle of maple syrup for a delightful sweet and savory flavor combination.

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