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Low Carb Salmon Croquettes

Keto Salmon Patties RecipeLow Carb Salmon Croquettes

Join me for an original Highfalutin’ Low Carb recipe for one of my favorite easy meals. This keto salmon patty recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or even a fancy brunch. Canned salmon along with a few fridge and pantry staples makes a delicious low carb salmon croquette! Serve with a side salad or low carb cauliflower cheese “grits” and enjoy!

Low Carb Salmon Croquette Recipe by Highfalutin' Low Carb
Low Carb Salmon Croquettes – Keto Salmon Patties

Low Carb Salmon Croquettes

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Recipe by Wes Shoemaker – Highfalutin’ Low Carb Course: EntreeCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Salmon patties, also known as croquettes, are a delicious way to incorporate healthy fats into your diet through fish. These can be made with any canned fish or shellfish – such as salmon, tuna, crab, or shrimp.


  • 14.75 can 14.75 can of pink or red salmon, drained

  • 1/2 cup 1/2 almond flour

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 Tbsp 1 mayonnaise

  • 1 Tbsp 1 lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 sliced green onions (or 1/2 tsp onion powder)

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 finely minced celery or bell pepper

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 dried dill weed

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 cajun seasoning

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 Old Bay seasoning

  • Butter, ghee or oil for frying


  • Combine all ingredients except the oil/butter in a large bowl and mix well to combine.
  • Form the mixture into 6 patties with your hands. Refrigerate the patties for about 30 minutes before frying.
  • Heat a skillet or frying pan over medium heat and use a thin layer of oil, butter or ghee to fry the patties for about 3-4 minutes per side, using a spatula to turn.
  • When golden brown, remove from oil and let drain on a paper towel-lined plate or on a baking rack over a pan.
  • Serve with your favorite condiment (tartar sauce, remoulade, or even sugar-free ketchup), a hearty side dish and enjoy!

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  • Fry the croquettes in batches to prevent over-crowding in the pan. Keep them warm in a very low oven if multiple batches are being fried.

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Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories156
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
      • Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
    • Protein 15g 30%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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