Saturday, September 19, 2009

Salmon Patties

1 (15 3/4 oz.) can salmon drained
2 eggs- beaten
Approx. 16-20 crackers (must be enough to hold together mixture to form patties)
1/2 med. onion, chopped
1/4 cup chopped celery
1 tsp. ground pepper
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice

Empty 1 can salmon & juice into large mixing bowl (remove bones). Add 2 eggs. Add lemon juice. Stir mixture well. Add onion,celery, pepper, crackers. Stir.

Form into patties 3/4 to 1 inch thick. Set aside on plate or wax paper (make 5-6 patties). Let set 5 minutes.

In large frying pan heat 1/2 inch cooking oil to med. high temperature. Do not skimp on oil. When oil is hot place patties in pan and cook 4-5 minutes per side. Make sure patties get cooked all way through. Center should not be cold.

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