Easy Salmon Patties with Instantly Fresh Herbs

How much energy do you have to go grocery shopping at the end of the day? There’s that math or science project, which can’t wait, then there’s after school activities and homework. It can be hard to muster creativity in the kitchen after a long day at work. Today’s families are super busy and constantly on the move. Weekday dinners must be easy to make, on the table fast, and should be wholesome as well. This recipe for Easy Salmon Patties with Instantly Fresh Herbs meets those criteria and offers the all-important Omega 3s for the brain boost that our families need to meet daily challenges—like work and math and science projects. Litehouse Foods’ Instantly Fresh Herbs added to the dinner ingredients means there’s lots of flavor without the extra work of washing, drying, and chopping fresh herbs on a weeknight.

Litehouse Instantly Fresh Herbs is a major help when it comes to getting food served fast. Fresh herbs are fantastic. I suggest having both, but when you don’t have time to work with fresh herbs, Litehouse Instantly Fresh Red Onion, Litehouse  Instantly Fresh Spring Onion, and Litehouse Instantly Fresh Parsley are great to have in the pantry for most recipes and are included in the Easy Salmon Patties recipe. All are easy to rehydrate. For instance, I use one-half ounce of warm water for every tablespoon of Litehouse Instantly Fresh Red Onion. I end up with an ounce of perfectly minced red onion. Substituting the Litehouse Instantly Fresh Onion for fresh red onion not only saves time, but also it saves your tears too!

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Salmon Patties with Instantly Fresh Herbs includes sustainable, canned Alaskan salmon. There are two plusses here: First, the convenience of canned fish. When you want the benefits of fish for your family yet don’t have the time to make a visit to the fish counter for weekday meals, try canned salmon. Secondly, it’s possible now to find quality salmon that is responsibly caught and managed before being canned at American companies near the source of the catch.

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Managing weekday meals doesn’t have to be stressful or an afterthought. If you stock up on Litehouse Instantly Fresh Herbs along with nutritious, convenient canned salmon, your family will not miss out on flavor nor on the rich benefits of fish—and you’ll love getting out of the kitchen and at the table with the family.    

Easy Salmon Patties with Instantly Fresh Herbs

Serves 4 | Finish in 25 minutes
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When dinner must be on the table fast, try these savory and wholesome Easy Salmon Patties with Instantly Fresh Herbs. Canned salmon and Litehouse Instantly Fresh Herbs make this a go-to recipe for busy weeknight dinners.

Ingredients

2 6-ounce cans salmon,
2 Tbsp. Instantly Fresh Red Onion rehydrated,
2 Tbsp. Instantly Fresh Spring Onion,
1 Tbsp. Instantly Fresh Parsley,
½ cup cooked brown rice (leftover is fine),
4 Tbsp. Pasteurized egg whites or 1 large egg,
1 tsp. paprika,
½ tsp. cracked white pepper,
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes,
Dash of Old Bay Seasoning (optional),
3 slices toasted, whole-wheat bread, minced in food processor,
Non-stick vegetable spray,

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine all ingredients, in the order listed, in a large bowl. Mix well with a silicon spoon or spatula. Spray a baking pan or cookie sheet with non-stick vegetable spray. Using an ice cream scoop (for portion control), scoop portions of the ingredients from the bowl and place scoops of salmon mixture on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Shape the burgers to the desired thickness.

2. Top each salmon patty with minced, toasted breadcrumbs. Bake for 15 minutes or until each patty is firm to touch. Serve hot.

3. Leftover ingredients may be refrigerated or frozen for later use.


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