Zesty Salmon Fritters

Zesty Salmon Fritters

This Zesty Salmon Fritters make a perfect lunch with a side salad. Flaky salmon and lemon make these fritters practically sing.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 eggs, seperated
  • 1 15-oz can pink salmon, skin and bones removed
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 Tbsp minced parsley
  • vegetable oil


  • In a medium bowl whisk egg yolks together until light and thickened. Add salmon, flour, salt, pepper, lemon juice, lemon zest, and parsley to bowl and mix to incorporate.
  • In a separate bowl beat egg whites with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Fold into the salmon mixture.
  • Heat about 1 inch of oil in a skillet to 350ºF. Drop in tablespoons of the salmon mixture and fry until golden brown on both sides, about 2-4 minutes per side.
  • Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels. Serve.


Serve these fritters with cocktail sauce or even a lemon aioli.
We opted to use canned salmon for these fritters but you can always use fresh salmon as well.

Perfect Pairing

Serve these fritters with Jalapeño Peach Moonshine.
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