Wild Salmon Cakes

By Dr Ernst
December 14, 2017

Get your healthy fats and proteins in this fun-to-make recipe. Wild salmon is one of the healthiest foods on the planet for a variety of reasons, and this recipe makes it even more delicious. And it’s surprisingly easy!


  • 1 can wild-caught sockeye salmon (with bones and skin)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. capers
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 3-4 Tbsp. gelatin or 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • Coconut oil


Over medium heat, sauté diced onion, celery and garlic in solid cooking fat (like coconut oil). Once translucent and fragrant, spoon into a large bowl and allow to cool.

Place all remaining ingredients into the bowl with onions, celery and garlic. Mix thoroughly with hands or a spoon.

Form the mixture into cakes.

Sauté cakes over medium heat in solid cooking fat. May finish cooking through in oven heated to 350 F to ensure doneness.

Serve over salad or with your favorite vegetables. Enjoy!

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