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Family Recipe - Blackened Salmon Cakes

Family Recipe - Blackened Salmon Cakes

You can't go wrong with sharing our wild-caught Alaskan seafood with friends and family - and that's exactly what fishers Jake & Brittany did last month! Inviting some friends over for dinner, they decided to try a new recipe: Blackened Pan Friends Alaskan Cakes.Blackened Pan Fried Alaskan Salmon Cakes


Salmon Cake Ingredients
  • Cakes
    • 1-6oz portion of The Popsie Fish Company Sockeye Salmon
    • 1/2 cup diced sweet onion
    • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
    • 1/2 cup panko
    • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1.5 tablespoon spice mix (see below)
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Spice Mix
    • 3/4 tablespoon sweet paprika
    • 2.25 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1.25 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne
    • 3/4 teaspoon white pepper
    • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Vidalia Onion Citrus Dressing
    • 1 cup diced sweet onion
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • 3 tablespoon honey
    • 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 cloves garlic
  • Salad
    • Lettuce of choice
    • Pumpkin seeds
    • Fresh parsley
    • Fresh dill


  1. Make the spice blend: Stir spice-mix ingredients together in a bowel. Store in an airtight container. 
  2. Make the dressing: Add onion citrus dressing ingredients to a blender. Puree until smooth. Store in fridge. 
  3. sockeye salmon cakesMake the salmon cakes: Add ingredients to a medium bowl and mix until combined. Use a 1/4 cup dry measuring scoop and portion 7 cakes, lightly pressing together with damp hands. Place on a plate and refrigerate at least 30 minutes to encourage cakes to keep their shape. To prepare for later, continue to refrigerate until 20 minutes before meal - then cook. 
  4. Cooking wild Alaskan sockeye salmon patties
    Cook the patties: In a cast iron skillet, melt butter and add olive oil. Once pan sizzles, add a few cakes (be careful not to crowd) and cook each side for 5 minutes until golden brown. Repeat on opposite side and continue until all cakes are cooked. 
  5. Assemble and serve: Toss greens with a drizzle of dressing. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds, herbs, and add salmon cakes. Serve immediately - enjoy with friends! 


serving salmon with friends

preparing dinner with friends and family

preparing sockeye salmon new recipe  


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