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Salmon Patties with Rice and Peas

Preparation: 15 mins

Cooking: 25 mins

Serves 4, costs under £4.00


  • 1 Can (418g) Pink Salmon
  • 2 (160g) Carrots
  • 1 (60g) Onion
  • 2 Cups (100g) Breadcrumbs
  • 1 (50g) Egg
  • 5 Tablespoons (50g) Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon (1g) Dried Parsley
  • 1 Pinch (1g) Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 Cups (285g) Brown Rice
  • 2 Cups (160g) Frozen Peas
  • 1 Tablespoon (15ml) Sweet Chilli Sauce

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  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 180°C fan oven / 400°F / gas mark 6. 
  2. Drain the salmon and remove any skin or bones. Place in a large bowl and mash with a fork.
  3. Peel onions and carrots. Finely chop the onion, grate the carrot and cheese then mix in with the salmon. 
  4. Crack the egg into the bowl and mix in along with breadcrumbs and parsley. Add black pepper to taste.
  5. Cover a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Shape mixture into 4 burgers and place on baking tray.
  6. Bake in oven for approximately 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Meanwhile cook the rice as per manufacturers' instructions. During the last few minutes of cooking add the peas to the water making sure the water continues to boil.
  8. Serve the burgers with the rice topped with sweet chilli sauce.

Nutritional Information

Per 100g
Per 390g serving

Energy Kcals
Energy Kj
8.1 g
31.6 g
Total Fat
2.8 g
10.9 g
Saturated Fat
0.8 g
3.1 g
23.8 g
92.8 g
Total Sugars
2.1 g
8.2 g
NSP Fibre
1.4 g
5.5 g
151 mg
589 mg
0.4 g
1.6 g

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