Surprising Things You Can Make Using Quinoa #4


Salmon Quinoa Cakes

Salmon Quinoa Cakes

Ingredients:
3/4 cup cooked quinoa
2 cans of boneless, skinless salmon
2 tbsp chopped fresh chives
1 egg, beaten
s + p
dash of cayenne
1 tsp lemon zest
1/4 cup of ricotta cheese
1/4 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 breadcrumbs
olive oil for frying

Method:
1. In a large bowl break up the canned, drained salmon until you have small flakes.
2. Add the whole list of ingredients and mix to combine.
3. Using your hands, press the mixture to the bottom of the bowl and draw and ‘x’ with your finger to portion the mix into 4 equal large cakes, or draw 3 lines (star/snowflake shape) to portion the mix into 6 smaller portions.
4. Shape each portion into a patty and place on a plate, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour. This helps the salmon hold its shape when it cooks.
5. Heat 2 tbsp’s of olive oil over medium high heat and add the patties, cook for approx 3 minutes per side or until golden brown taking care to flip the patties gently.
6. Serve with a wedge of lemon or lemon garlic aioli. (1 tbsp mayo, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 garlic clove minced, s+p- stir to combine).

Recipe from: http://designanddoughnuts.blogspot.com/2012/10/salmon-quinoa-cakes.html

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