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Salmon and sweet potato patties

10
5
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Serve these crunchy, golden patties with a chunky salsa made of fresh, flavoursome vegetables and a sprinkling of basil and walnuts

Ingredients

orange sweet potato (kumara)

500 g

frozen green peas

cup(s), (80g)

skinless salmon fillet(s)

2 medium, (2x150g fillets)

fresh lemon rind

5 g, 5cm strip

high fibre white bread

95 g, made into fresh breadcrumbs (1⅓ cups)

egg(s)

1 medium, lightly beaten

green shallot(s)

2 individual, thinly sliced

lemon(s)

1 medium, cut into wedges, to serve

oil spray

3 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Boil, steam or microwave potato and peas, separately, until just tender. Drain. Place potato in a large bowl and mash until smooth. Stir in peas and set aside to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, place salmon and lemon rind in a medium saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to the boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 8–10 minutes or until salmon is just cooked through. Drain. Discard lemon rind. Cool salmon for 10 minutes. Using a fork, f lake salmon into small pieces.
  3. Add salmon, 1⁄3 cup breadcrumbs, egg and shallots to potato mixture and mix to combine. Place remaining breadcrumbs on a plate. Shape 1⁄3 cup (80ml) mixture into a 2cm-thick patty. Roll in breadcrumbs to coat. Repeat to make 8 patties. Lightly spray with oil.
  4. Lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat. Cook patties, in batches, for 2–3 minutes each side or until golden. Serve with lemon wedges

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: baby rocket leaves with capsicum and walnut salsa. For salsa, combine 1 red capsicum (finely chopped), 1 yellow capsicum (finely chopped), 2 tomatoes (finely chopped), ½ small red onion (finely chopped), ¼ cup finely chopped basil, 2 tbs finely chopped walnuts, 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar in a bowl and toss to combine.

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