Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Quick and Easy Salmon Patties
(213 calories | *3 WW Freestyle SmartPoints)
I made these quick easy salmon patties for dinner recently. They were a hit.
I really like salmon cakes/patties, but I never make them the same way twice. This recipe for quick easy salmon patties is adapted from the Good Housekeeping The Supermarket Diet Cookbook , a recent Goodwill find with several items already flagged to try.
Skinny on Quick Easy Salmon Patties
I modified the recipe slightly to accommodate what I had on hand. The original recipe called for horseradish sauce. I only had prepared horseradish. So, I made my own ‘horseradish sauce’ by combining 1 tablespoon of it with 3 tablespoons of light mayonnaise, which seemed to work fine.
Served with frozen potato wedges I heated up in the toaster oven and coleslaw, it was a quick, easy, healthy, satisfying dinner that came together in less than 30 minutes.
The consistency of these salmon patties is quite soft, not firm like salmon burgers. So if soft salmon patties are a turn-off, these probably aren’t for you.
Each patty has just 213 calories and *6 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, 5 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.
These easy salmon patties are now *3 WW Freestyle SmartPoint on the WW Freestyle Program. Enjoy!
Salmon Patties Recipe Notes
You could make these patties several hours, or a day, ahead and then place them on a plate, covered with plastic and refrigerated until ready to cook. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes longer so they heat through.
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Quick & Easy Salmon Patties
- 1 can (14 to 15 ounces) salmon, drained well and picked over for skin and bones
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1 celery stalk, chopped
- 1/4 cup horseradish sauce (I made my own by combining 1 heaping tablespoon prepared horseradish and 3 heaping tablespoons light mayonnaise)
- 1/4 cup plain dried breadcrumbs (gluten-free, if necessary)
- 2 teaspoons canola oil
- In a medium bowl, stir together the salmon, green onion, celery, horseradish sauce and bread crumbs.
- Shape the salmon patties into 4 (3-1/2-inch) round patties.
- In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat until hot.
- Add the patties to the skillet and cook until golden, 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook until golden and heated through 2 to 3 minutes more.
- Serve warm.
Source: Adapted from Good Housekeeping The Supermarket Diet Cookbook by Janis Jibrin M.S. R.D. and Susan Westmoreland
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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