Baked Salmon Croquettes on a white plate sitting on a wooden table

Baked Salmon Croquettes

Baked Salmon Croquettes are easy and delicious. Made with crushed cornflakes, these are a quick and nutritious meal! Our family loves them.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine French
Keyword baked salmon recipe, fancy, Salmon Croquettes, seafood
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 patties
Calories 196 kcal
Author Cultured Palate


  • 1 can salmon 15 1/2 oz
  • milk
  • 1/4 c. butter
  • 2 Tbsp onions finely chopped
  • 1/3 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 c. crushed cornflakes


  1. Drain the salmon reserving the liquid.
  2. Add enough milk to salmon liquid to measure 1 cup.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the onions - cook until tender.
  4. Add the flour - stir until smooth. Cook 1 min. stirring constantly.
  5. Gradually add milk mixture and cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thick and bubbly.
  6. Stir in salt and pepper.
  7. Set aside.
  8. Remove the skin and bones from the salmon - flake salmon with a fork.
  9. Add lemon juice, 1/2 c. cornflakes and white sauce stirring well.
  10. Refrigerate mixture until chilled.
  11. Shape into croquettes.
  12. Roll in remaining cornflakes.
  13. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake at 400 F for 30 mins.

Recipe Notes

It is easy to make the mixture and chill it overnight. The next day just shape and bake!

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Nutrition Facts
Baked Salmon Croquettes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 414mg17%
Potassium 60mg2%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 715IU14%
Vitamin C 7.1mg9%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.