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Monday, 23 September 2013

Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis


Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food

Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis

Promise me that you will make these and try them; they are such a wonderful way to eat salmon and so easy to make.
Just a couple of tips;
This is the easiest way to skin a salmon fillet.


Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food
Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food







If you want to skin a tomato, just put a slit in the skin and bring them to the boil in water.


Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food


For the salmon cakes;

2 – Salmon Fillets about 150 Gm (skinned)
225 Gm – cold firm Mashed Potato (just mash as normal but not too much milk and allow to cool)
2 tablespoons – Chopped Fresh Parsley
Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food
½ - Onion (finely chopped)
1 – Egg (beaten)
50 Gm – Fresh Breadcrumbs
Oil for frying
Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper







After removing the skin from the salmon fillets, flake and mash with a fork and chop into smaller pieces with a knife if you feel it necessary.

Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food
Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food







Add the chopped parsley, onion, salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food



Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple FoodSalmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple FoodGently work in the potato, shape into rounds and chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.


Coat with the egg and then the breadcrumbs and fry on a medium heat for about 5 minutes each side until golden.
Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food


For the tomato coulis;

4 – Ripe Tomatoes
1 clove – Garlic (crushed)
15 Ml – Olive Oil
15 Ml – Tomato Paste
2 teaspoons – Oregano
1 teaspoon – Soft Brown Sugar

You can make this while the salmon cakes are chilling in the fridge.
Place all the ingredients for the coulis in a processor and blend until smooth.


Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food


Put into a pan on a medium heat while the salmon cakes are frying.


Salmon Cakes with Tomato Coulis ~ Simple Food

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