Paleo Salmon Cakes

These salmon cakes make a great last minute dinner, lunch or snack for the kids. I like to make a batch to have on hand for those days when I just don’t have time to make a healthy lunch. These bold little cakes pack in great flavor with protein and omega 3 fatty acids for a healthy meal addition or snack the whole family will love.



  • 2 salmon fillets (wild caught Alaskan is best)
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 cup grated red onion (optional, omit if low FODMAP)
  • 1 tbs ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 tbs Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • pinch of salt



  • Combine equal parts Dijon mustard and Mayo



  1. Carefully remove skin from salmon with a sharp knife
  2. Combine all ingredients in food processor and pulse until well blended
  3. Form into patties
  4. Fry on stovetop in about 1 tbs oil, about 3-4 minutes each side OR bake in 350 degree oven on greased cookie sheet about 18-20 minutes (you can also brown each side for about a minute in oil then transfer to cookie sheet and bake for about 15 minutes).


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