Dijon Salmon Cakes Recipe With Arugula, Lemon & Capers: A Healthy 15-Minute Salmon Patties Recipe by Sarah Amona

Seafood Dinner
5 months ago
Dijon Salmon Cakes Recipe With Arugula, Lemon & Capers: A Healthy 15-Minute Salmon Patties Recipe

Cheesy salmon patties are amazing, but if you're trying to eat healthier, here's a salmon cakes recipe for you. This easy, healthy salmon patties recipe is seasoned with lemon, Dijon and horseradish and served with a fresh arugula salad dressed with lemon and capersDinner is ready in 15 minutes! 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 to 2


  • 10 ounces boneless, skinless pink salmon, drained
  • 2 teaspoons minced green onion (green and white parts)
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon wheat germ
  • 3 tablespoons diced celery
  • 1/2 teaspoons capers, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups baby arugula

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Using a fork, combine the salmon, green onions, lemon zest, yogurt, mustard, horseradish, wheat germ and celery in a bowl. Mix well.
  2. Mix the capers and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Add the arugula and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving plate, forming a bed of the arugula mixture. Set aside
  3. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium heat about 1 minute. 
  4. Divide the salmon mixture into two round patties, each 1/2-inch thick. Reduce the heat to low and add the patties to the skillet. Cook 2 minutes per side, then flip and cook 1 minute more or until heated through and lightly browned. Place on top of the reserved arugula mixture.

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Julie Rose
That looks so delicious! 😍
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Dijon, horseradish, capers, WOW. This recipe packs a lot of flavor. Sign me up!
So quick and delish...

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