Maple Salmon Croquettes


Fish and Seafood / Tofu and Legumes

Recipe — Maple Salmon Croquettes
6 portions
Metric Imperial

Ingredients

  • 1 540-ml (19-oz) can of chickpeas, well rinsed and drained
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked salmon, home-cooked or canned, flaked
  • 2 tbsp capers, chopped
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Breading

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups plain breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Use a potato masher to mash the chickpeas.
  2. Add remaining ingredients (except butter), cover, and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Form salmon mixture into 12 croquettes, each about 7 cm (2¾ in) in diameter. Set aside.
  4. For the breading, place the flour into a shallow dish. In a bowl, combine the beaten eggs and maple syrup. Put the breadcrumbs into another shallow dish.
  5. Dredge each croquette in flour, then dip into egg mixture, and then coat with breadcrumbs. Transfer to a baking sheet or plate as you go.
  6. In a pan over medium heat, brown the croquettes in butter, about 3 minutes per side.
  7. Serve with Maple Mayonnaise and Maple Rainbow Salad.

Refrigeration Time: 1 hour

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