Chilli and Coriander Salmon Cakes

by febfast 07 Mar 2017



Salmon is packed full of protein and omegas that provide necessary nutrients for a healthy and vital body and mind. Whilst salmon is delicious simply pan fried it is good to get to know some versatile ways to use this nutrient power-house protein. Here is our recipe for Chilli and Coriander Salmon Cakes that are a regular in our kitchen.

Nourish 101:

  • These easy and flavour-full salmon cakes are a great protein source rich in omega 3 fatty acids.

  • Omegas are essential for optimal health and must be obtained from your diet. The omegas found in salmon possess anti-inflammatory properties and help to prevent cardiovascular disease, reduce cholesterol and blood pressure levels.

  • Chillies provide a great source of the anti-oxidants beta-carotene and vitamin C which help to promote eye health, immune health and reproductive health.

  • Did you know chillies can boost your metabolism? They can increase your metabolic rate and thus increase your energy expenditure promoting healthy weight management.

  • Chillies also contain a compound known as capsaicin which has anti-bacterial, anti-carinogenic and anti-diabetic properties. Chillies also contain a vast amount of compounds that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. They are also great for improving circulation.

  • Fresh Coriander leaves possess an impressive vitamin, mineral and anti-oxidant content adding extra nutrients to your meal. Coriander leaves also help to promote healthy digestion.


Chilli and Coriander Salmon Cakes


  • 300g Skinless Salmon Fillet, chopped

  • 1 Free Range Egg White, lightly whisked

  • 1 long Red Chilli, seeded and finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup, Fresh Coriander Leaves, roughly chopped

  • 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed

  • Pinch Pink Salt

  • Cracked Black Pepper

  • Coconut Oil for frying

  • Lime Wedges to serve


  1. In a food processor pulse all ingredients until finely minced and well combined.

  2. Shape mixture into 4 large or 8 small patties.

  3. Heat oil in frying pan over medium heat. Pan-fry patties for 4 minutes each side or until golden and cooked to liking.

This recipe was designed by Brisbane nutritionist and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons from Live Love Nourish. For more healthy, sugar free recipes please visit her website

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