Nutritious & Delicious Salmon Potato Cakes

Last Updated 27th September 2019

Finding a super comforting meal which is both affordable and highly-nutritious is a winner in our eyes - and these potato & salmon fish cakes totally make the mark.

Eating salmon, and oily fish in general, comes with mega punch of health benefits. This affordable fish is chockablock with essential nutrients (namely omega-3 fatty acids) and can even decrease your risk factors for several diseases.

This versatile recipe could be served up for brunch, for a light lunch or as a dinner, served up with plenty of mixed greens.

Salmon potato cakes recipe ingredients

Nutritious & Delicious Salmon Potato Cakes

Prep & cooking time: 30-40 minutes [require night-before prep]| Serves: 1 | Pescatarian


- 165g potatoes, peeled
- 1 spring onion, finely sliced
- Sea salt & ground black pepper
- 1 heaped tbsp plain flour
- 1 tsp of coconut oil
- 1 free-range egg
- 2 slices smoked salmon
- 1 heaped tsp soured cream
- 1 bunch fresh chives, finely chopped


1. Boil the potatoes in salted water until cooked. Drain and, when cool enough to handle, grate on the coarse side of a cheese grater, into a mixing bowl.

2. Add the spring onions, seasoning, flour and coconut oil and mix well.

3. Divide into 2 equal balls and pat into flat rounds. Leave covered in the fridge overnight.

4. Heat a frying pan over a moderate heat and add coconut oil.

5. Gently fry the potato cakes, for 2 to 3 minutes each side until light brown and heated through. Keep warm.

6. Meanwhile, soft boil the eggs for 4 minutes, making sure the yolks remain runny.

7. Put potato cakes on a plate and top with smoked salmon.

8. Shell the eggs and place on top.

9. Spoon on soured cream and sprinkle over the chives.

Nutritional Values

Typical Nutritional Values Per Shake
Energy kj 2025
Energy kcal 483
Fat (g) 19
of which saturates (g) 8.2
Carbohydrates (g) 48
of which sugars (g) 4.8
Fibre (g) 6
Protein (g) 27
Salt (g) 2
Nutrient Breakdown Per 100g
Minerals & Trace Elements
Sodium (mg) 205
Potassium (mg) 306
Chloride (mg) 296
Calcium (mg) 27.7
Phosphorus (mg) 100
Magnesium (mg) 18.7
Iron (mg) 0.8
Zinc (mg) 0.45
Copper (mg) 0.06
Manganese (mg) 0.13
Selenium (ug) 3.1
Iodine (ug) 1.6
Vitamin A (ret eq) (ug) 2.7
Carotene (ug) 79
Vitamin E (mg) 0.51
Vitamin K 1 (ug) 5.4
Thiamin (B1 ) (mg) 0.15
Riboflavin (B2 ) (mg) 0.1
Niacin total(B3 ) (mg) 3.2
Niacin (mg) 1.7
Tryptophan (mg) 68
Pantothenic Acid (B5) (mg) 0.46
Vitamin B 6 (mg) 0.2
Folates (B9) Total (ug) 19.3
Vitamin B 12 (ug) 0.57
Biotin (B7) (ug) 2.1
Vitamin C (mg) 6.9

Once you get the hang of making these salmon potato cakes, they're a great way to pack in a dose of lean protein and omega-3 fatty acids into your diet.

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After graduating from University with a 1st class marketing degree, I ventured into the world of freelance marketing. I now work as Nutribuddy’s Marketing Assistant on all things content and social media! Originally from North Wales but now based in Chester, I spend my free time writing on my blog, hanging out with my sausage dog and travelling. As a self-confessed animal-lover who’s trying to lead an increasingly eco-friendly lifestyle, I’m super happy to be working with an ethical, cruelty-free and vegan brand like Nutribuddy!

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