Air-Fryer Salmon Croquettes

Air-Fryer Salmon Croquettes using canned or leftover salmon and made into delicious crispy salmon patties filled with fresh veggies, dill and lemon. Croquettes are often seen in Spain as an appetizer or as part of a tapas-style dinner making this recipe and an excellent choice for a lunch or light weeknight meal!

- The Delicious Spoon


main ingredient:


– 2 1/2 cups cooked salmon canned or fresh cooked – 1 large potato mashed – 1 clove garlic minced – 3 eggs divided – 1/2 cup peas fresh or frozen – 2 green onions finely chopped, greens only – 1/4 cup red pepper finely chopped – 2 tbsp mayonnaise – 1 tbsp lemon juice – 2 tsp lemon zest – 1 tbsp fresh parsley finely chopped – 1 tbsp fresh dill finely chopped – 1 1/2 tsp grainy dijon mustard – 1/4 tsp salt – 1/4 tsp black pepper – 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs

Air-Fryer Salmon Croquettes Recipe


8 Croquettes


Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch


50 Minutes


21 Day Fix, Spanish

1. Peel, boil and mash one large potato. Set aside to cool completely.


2. In a large bowl add the salmon, mashed potato, peas, green onions, mayo, red pepper, lemon juice, lemon zest, mustard, parsley, dill, salt and pepper. Mix well.


3. Add 2-3 eggs to a small bowl and whisk. Add the panko breadcrumbs to a medium bowl. Using a 1/2 cup of the salmon mixture form into patties about 1 inch thick. Gently place the patties into the egg flipping over with a fork to coat both sides. Then remove and gently place into the panko breadcrumbs to completely coat.


4. Place the breaded salmon patties in a wire air-fryer basket and air-fry at 425 F for 20 minutes. Turning halfway through. Remove and serve immediately.


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