Healthy Salmon Patties (Dairy free, Gluten free)

Healthy Salmon Patties (Dairy free, Gluten free)

Healthy Salmon Patties (Dairy free, Gluten free)

I am OBSESSED with this recipe at the moment. Incredibly nutrient-dense, satisfying, and easy on the gut. 5 minutes to whip up, 25-30 minutes in the oven and you’re ready to go! Plus they are freaking yummmm.

Let’s talk salmon for a sec... it’s a constant battle of loving it, and wanting to consume it for the incredible taste & health benefits but not wanting to consume farmed salmon.

Why not farmed?
A few reasons ..
✖️Farmed salmon are fed antibiotics (enemy to our microbiome)
✖️Content of feed
✖️Feed being supplemented with chemicals (to achieve deep red colour)
✖️Testing of farmed salmon has shown accumulation of pollutants (e.g. polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) concentrations in farmed salmon were found to be 8 times than wild)

From what I’ve read, the brand paramount red salmon is wild-caught and dolphin-friendly
🐬 🙌🏼 (you can get this from Woolies, Coles, IGA) I am, however, open to being corrected/ open to recommendations for other brands.

Enjoy x


  • 2 X 100g tins of wild-caught salmon
  • 1/2 carrot, grated
  • 1/2  zucchini, grated
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2-1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 egg
  • 4-5 tbsp buckwheat flour 


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line a baking tray.
  2. Drain salmon from the tin and add to a medium-sized bowl. Using the back of a fork, break into finer pieces.
  3. Add grated carrot, zucchini, spices, sesame seeds, and egg and mix well.
  4. Add in buckwheat flour and stir, add another tbsp of flour if the mixture is too wet (it should be sticky but able to form a rough ball).
  5. Roll into balls, place on a baking tray and press down to slightly flatten. Place in the oven for 25 minutes. After 25 minutes, flip the balls and bake for another 5 minutes.
  6. Enjoy straight away or store in the fridge for 3 days.