Salmon Cakes with Avocado Cream Sauce

Avocado salmon cakes with a delightful avocado cream sauce created by using 2 leftover Oven Roasted Salmon fillets.

Salmon Cakes

2 Meals in 1 Recipe: Use the Oven Roasted Salmon to create this recipe.


  • 1 ripe fresh Hass avocado*, halved, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cooked salmon fillets from Oven Roasted Salmon with Avocado Citrus Salsa
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sliced new potatoes, drained
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped scallions, divided
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay® seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.


  1. Put salmon fillets in a medium bowl; mash with a fork, break into small flakes.
  2. Finely chop potatoes; add to bowl.
  3. Add bell pepper, 2 tablespoons of the scallions, egg and Old Bay seasoning; stir until mixture comes together.
  4. Form mixture into 4 patties.
  5. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  6. Fry cakes, gently turning once, until crispy and cooked through.
  7. In a food processor, puree avocado, cilantro, lime juice, remaining scallion, salt and pepper until smooth.
  8. Serve salmon cakes with Avocado Cream Sauce and prepared salad.

Yield: 4 salmon cakes, one cake per serving | Prep: 30 min | Cook: 10 min

This recipe is: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Soy-Free

Nutrition facts Amount Per Serving: Calories 450 Total Fat 12.0g Saturated Fat 4.0g Trans Fat 0.0g Cholesterol 85.0mg Sodium 278.0mg Total Carbohydrates 57.0g Sugar 6.0g Protein 21.0g

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 450; Total Fat 12 g (Sat 4 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 5 g); Cholesterol 85 mg; Sodium 278 mg; Potassium 554 mg; Total Carbohydrates 57 g; Dietary Fiber 7 g; Sugars 6 g; Protein 21g; Vitamin A 150 IU; Vitamin C 9 mg; Calcium 10 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 484 IU; Folate 28 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 2003 mg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 3%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 1%; Iron 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe and photo courtesy of: Hass Avocado Commission