Asian-Style Salmon Fritters

salmon fritters on a bed of lettuce
Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Number of Servings: 
2 to 3
Recipe Source: 
Cook on a Shoestring by Sophie Wright ($19.99, Kyle Books, 2013)


  • 11 oz salmon, raw or canned
  • 1 extra-large egg yolk
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp Thai green curry paste*
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • Lime wedges


  1. In a food processor, blend salmon, egg yolk, flour, and curry paste to a coarsely textured paste.
  2. Divide mixture into six equal portions, shape portions into patties, and place on a baking sheet. You can cover and place them in the fridge while you prepare the salad.
  3. When ready to serve, heat oil in skillet and add fritters. Pan fry for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Serve with salad and lime wedges.


*Curry paste can be purchased premade, or made using this Thai Green Curry Paste recipe. Or add 1 large chile, a 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated, 2 garlic cloves, crushed, the grated zest of 2 limes, and q:1/3] cup freshly chopped cilantro leaves to food processor. Blend with other fritter ingredients.

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