Salmon cakes and potatoes get a healthy redux by baking vs. frying. Make the dill sauce first, and add salmon cakes to the oven about 10 minutes after potatoes. Use a seasoning with garlic listed as the first ingredient for best flavor. Serve with steamed broccoli or roasted zucchini.

Nutrition Tip: Salmon is high in omega-3 fatty acids which have been shown to improve memory and efficiency of brain function.

Baked Salmon Cakes & Potato Wedges

Trish James
Salmon cakes and potatoes get a healthy redux by baking vs. frying.
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Entree & Main Dishes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 447 kcal


Baked Salmon Cakes

  • 1 14.75oz can wild caught salmon, drained
  • 6 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt-free Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 large egg

Dill Dipping Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup plain lowfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

Potato Wedges

  • 2 sweet potatoes sliced into ½” spears
  • 2 russet potatoes sliced into ½” spears
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning


  • Baked Salmon Cakes
  • Preheat oven to 450F. Line a baking
    sheet with foil or parchment paper.
  • Combine salmon, 6 Tbsp. breadcrumbs, Old Bay, garlic powder, pepper, paprika, bell pepper, onion and egg in medium bowl. Mix well. Shape into 2-inch balls and flatten into tight cakes.
  • Place remaining ¼ cup breadcrumbs in shallow bowl and lightly coat both sides of patties.
  • Place on parchment-lined baking sheet lightly sprayed with cooking spray. Lightly spray tops of cakes with cooking spray. Bake 10 minutes; flip and bake 10 minutes or until both sides are lightly browned.
  • Dill Dipping Sauce
  • Mix all ingredients in small bowl. Chill 30 minutes to let flavors set.
  • Potato Wedges
  • Toss potatoes, oil and seasoning in medium bowl.
  • Lay in single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven 30-35 minutes or until browned on outside and soft inside.


Calories: 447kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 30gFat: 17gSodium: 597mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7g
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