Smoked Salmon Cakes Recipe

Hot-smoked salmon fish cakes

  • serves 2
  • Easy

These hot-smoked salmon cakes are quick and easy to make, perfect for a midweek meal. You could make double and freeze some for later


Try these smoked salmon fish cakes, then check out more salmon recipes such as our asparagus and salmon parcels and healthy fish cakes.



  • potatoes 3 medium (about 550g)
  • lemon ½, zested and juiced
  • spring onions 2, finely chopped
  • dill chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • skinless hot-smoked salmon fillets 2, flaked
  • plain flour 2 tbsp
  • olive oil
  • rocket leaves 50g
  • capers 2 tsp, rinsed
  • shallot 1, finely chopped


  • Step 1

    Microwave the potatoes for 8-10 minutes, until tender, then halve and scoop the flesh out into a bowl. Discard the skins. Mash with some seasoning. Add the lemon zest, spring onions, dill and the hot-smoked salmon.

  • Step 2

    Season well and shape into 4 fishcakes. Dust them in the flour, and fry in a non-stick pan in a drizzle of olive oil for 5 minutes on each side until golden and hot throughout.

  • Step 3

    Put the rocket, capers and shallot in a bowl. Add the lemon juice, a good drizzle of oil and season. Toss and serve with the hot salmon cakes.

Check out more of our salmon recipes...

Soy and Ginger Salmon Recipe

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 593
  • Fat 15.5g
  • Saturates 3.3g
  • Carbs 63.9g
  • Fibre 6.3g
  • Protein 46.3g
  • Salt 3.4g