Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 6 slices whole-wheat sandwich bread

  2. 2 (15-ounce) cans salmon, drained, skin and bones removed

  3. 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  4. 5 scallions

  5. 1/2 cup finely chopped canned water chestnuts

  6. 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves

  7. 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  8. 3 teaspoons olive oil , divided

  9. Creamy Ginger-Sesame Sauce, recipe follows

  10. 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt, or 6 tablespoons nonfat Greek-style yogurt

  11. 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  12. 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger

  13. 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  14. 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Remove crusts from the bread, break into pieces, and process in a food processor until you get a fine bread crumb. In a large bowl, flake apart the salmon with a fork. Add the egg and mix well. Finely chop 4 of the scallions and add to the bowl. Add the water chestnuts , cilantro, pepper, and the bread crumbs and mix well. Shape the mixture into 12 patties.

  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 1/2 teaspoons of olive oil over a medium heat. Add 6 patties and cook for 5 minutes on each side. Transfer the cooked patties to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil to the pan, and cook the rest of the salmon cakes, 5 minutes on each side.

  3. Chop the remaining 1 scallion. Serve salmon cakes with the sauce and garnish with scallion.

  4. Serves: 6; Calories: 414; Total Fat: 19 grams; Saturated Fat: 4 grams; Protein: 40 grams; Total carbohydrates: 17 grams; Sugar : 3 grams Fiber: 3 grams; Cholesterol: 135 milligrams; Sodium: 741 milligrams If using regular yogurt place the yogurt in a strainer lined with a paper towel. Put the strainer over a bowl and place in the refrigerator to drain and thicken for 30 minutes.

  5. Place drained yogurt or Greek-style yogurt into a small bowl. Add mayonnaise, ginger, sesame oil, and soy sauce. Whisk until smooth.

  6. Yield: about 2/3 cup


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