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Salmon Croquettes
Salmon Croquettes are moist and savory deliciousness enclosed in a golden brown crust. Easy to make with simple ingredients. This is my Aunt B.’s recipe. Photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Cuisine American, southern
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings
croquettes
Ingredients
Cuisine American, southern
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings
croquettes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In large bowl, combine salmon with juice, cornbread crumbs, flour, egg, 3 tablespoons of evaporated milk, salt, and black pepper to taste.
  2. Stir mixture. Should be slightly smooth with lumps of cornbread crumbs. If not, add 1 more tablespoon of evaporated milk. Stir and set aside.
  3. Spoon vegetable oil into a medium-sized skillet. Warm over low heat until oil is hot.
  4. Make a croquette by slowly pouring 3 tablespoons of salmon mixture into hot oil. Repeat until no mixture remains. Makes about six patties.
  5. Cook 3-4 minutes over low heat. Flip over and fry until golden brown.
  6. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.
Recipe Notes

VARIATION:   Use chopped scallions instead of chopped white onions.   Add 3 tablespoons of finely grated bell peppers, 1/4 teaspoon of minced garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika to mixture before frying.