Canned Salmon – an underrated, and underutilized paleo-legit food. Costco is great for things like canned salmon. They sell Wild Alaskan Salmon; which by the way is the only type of Salmon you should be purchasing! It’s not farmed and its full of great Omega-3’s.
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 can (14.75 oz.) or 2 cans (7.5 oz. each) traditional pack
1/3 cup water
2 teaspoons Mexican, Taco, or Fajita seasoning ** See below for paleo version
1/3 cup shredded Cheddar or Jack cheese
1-1/2 cups chunky salsa
- ** Spoon 1 tablespoon of minced dried onions in a small bowl or cup.
- Add 2 teaspoons of chili powder.
- Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt.
- Add 1 teaspoon of garlic powder.
- Add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch.
- Add 1 teaspoon of ground cumin.
- Add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper or hot paprika.
- Stir to blend.
- Makes the equivalent of a 1 1/4-ounce package of taco seasoning mix.
1 (15 1/2 oz.) can salmon, drained and flaked
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. onion, minced
1 tbsp. horseradish
1/4 tsp. liquid smoke
1/4 tsp. hot sauce
2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
Combine all but parsley, spoon into serving bowl, cover and chill several hours or overnight. Sprinkle with parsley prior to serving.
Alaskan Salmon Cakes
- 1 (14.75 ounce) can salmon, drained and flaked
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 3 tablespoons preferred oil
- In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs and add the diced onion, salmon and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
- Shape into 2 ounce patties; about 7 or 8 patties. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the oil. Fry each patty for 5 minutes on each side or until crispy and golden brown.