Easy Salmon Patty Recipe with Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe

Easy Salmon Patty Recipe with Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe


Makes 16 salmon patties


For the Salmon Patties:

  • 1 ½ pounds of fresh wild caught salmon
  • ½ peeled small diced yellow onion
  • ½ seeded and small diced red bell pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of Old Bay Seasoning
  • 8 ounces of Ritz crackers, finely crushed
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil

For the Tartar Sauce:

  • ¾ cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 small diced dill pickles
  • 1 small diced bread and butter pickle
  • 1 tablespoons of chopped capers
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • Lemons and arugula leaves for garnish
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  2. Tartar Sauce: Mix together all of the ingredients in a medium size bowl until combined and chill before serving.
  3. Salmon Patties: Place the salmon in a food processor and process on high until it becomes a thick paste.
  4. Transfer the salmon to a large bowl and mix in the rest of the ingredients until completely combined. 
  5. Heat a griddle on medium to medium-high heat and add on some olive oil.
  6. Scoop the salmon batter into batches onto the griddle and press flat using a spatula.  Cook until brown on both sides, about 2 minutes per side.
  7. Transfer the cooked salmon patties to a sheet tray lined with parchment paper and repeat until all of the salmon patties have been browned.
  8. Finish cooking the salmon patties in the oven at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. Place the salmon patties over a bed of arugula and garnish with lemons and fresh tartar sauce.