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Summer Salmon Cakes with Zucchini Fennel Slaw

Posted 07/12/11 by ChefSnowball
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Venues: Fish
Produce & All Things Green
Spices & Herbs
Categories: Cayenne Pepper
Saltwater Fish
Sub Categories: Salmon
Squash Family
Keywords: salmon, fennel, zucchini, cayenne, mustard, chives
Servings: 2
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, divided
3 tablespoons chopped chives
1 teaspoon grainy mustard
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 pound skinless salmon fillet, chopped
4 Ritz or saltine crackers, coarsely crushed
1 medium zucchini, coarsely grated (1 1/2 cups)
1/2 small fennel bulb, trimmed and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil

Whisk together mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, chives, mustard, cayenne, and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper in a medium bowl.

Stir together salmon, crackers, 3/4 cup zucchini, and half of mayonnaise mixture in another bowl.

Add fennel and remaining zucchini and lemon juice to mayonnaise mixture in medium bowl and toss to combine slaw.

Form salmon mixture into 2 (3-inch) patties. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot, then cook salmon cakes, carefully turning once, until golden and salmon is just cooked through, about 6 minutes total.

Serve with slaw.

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