These delicious salmon patties with clean protein and Omega-3s cover all the nutrition bases for pregnant moms and their babies.

Salmon Croquettes Patties and Avocado Aioli | American Pregnancy Association

Salmon Croquettes Patties & Avocado Aioli

Salmon Croquette is just French for Delicious
The best salmon patties can be bite sized, and then for fun call them croquettes. These delicious bites, with clean protein and omega-3’s cover all the bases: Paleo, Keto, Whole30, Gluten Free and are a nutritious snack or meal for pregnancy nutrition too.
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CourseMain Course
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes


  • Medium & Small Mixing Bowl
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Frying pan
  • Spatula
  • Measuring spoons and cups


Salmon Croquettes

  • 2 cans Safe Catch Wild Pink Salmon
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Mayo of choice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 tbsp Almond flour
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1/2 Green pepper
  • 1 tbsp Parsley
  • Oil of choice for cooking

Avocado Aioli

  • 1 Ripe avocado
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp Mayo of choice
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • Salt and Pepper to tast


Salmon Croquettes

  • 1. Knifework: Coarsely chop bell pepper, and finely chop shallot and garlic, then saute in an oiled frying pan until soft, remove and place in medium mixing bowl
  • 2. Open each can of Safe Catch Wild Salmon (Do not drain), flake with a fork in the can until all liquid is absorbed by the salmon, then empty into a medium mixing bowl
  • 3. Add egg, mayo, dijon mustard and almond flour to mixing bowl
  • 4. Knifework: Chop Parsley and add to mixing bowl, then gently stir until ingredients are combined
  • 5. Heat a flying pan on medium-low heat (3 out of 10) and generously oil the cooking surface
  • 6. Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop mixed ingredients into one hand, then press with the other to form mini-patties, and place quickly in the heated pan, repeating process quickly to place approximately 8 croquettes in the heated pan in succession
  • 7. Cook until browned (~2 to 3 mins) then flip to cook other side, removing when both sides are golden brown
  • 8. Re-Oil pan and repeat steps 4 & 5 until all salmon croquettes are cooked, makes about 32 mini-patties

Avocado Aioli

  • 1. Knifework: Carefully Halve avocado, remove pit, and spoon out into a food processor
  • 2. Add lemon juice, mayonnaise of choice, garlic powder, with salt & pepper to processor, blending until creamy


Top each Salmon Croquette patty with a dollop of avocado aioli and serve warm, making a hearty appetizer or top any salad with several for a delicious protein filled lunch or dinner.
Recipe Credit
Leahs Plate

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