Whidbey Seafoods Gluten-Free Salmon Crab Cakes

Looking for a creative and delicious way to use up that leftover salmon? These Gluten-Free Salmon and Bairdi Crab Cakes are the perfect solution! With a flavorful blend of seasoned salmonBairdi crab meat, and a medley of herbs and spices, these crab cakes are not only a fantastic way to repurpose your leftover fish but also make a mouthwatering appetizer or impressive main course. Plus, the gluten-free twist makes it an inclusive option for everyone at the table. Say goodbye to boring leftovers and hello to a tasty treat that's both easy to make and a crowd-pleaser!

  • 8 oz Bairdi crab meat
  • 8 oz leftover cooked salmon
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 2-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free Panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free cauliflower crumbs (if available - sub for another other breadcrumb of your choice)
  • 1/4 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil for frying
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine leftover salmon, Bairdi crab meat, Old Bay seasoning, minced garlic, lemon juice, chopped dill, gluten-free Panko bread crumbs, gluten-free cauliflower crumbs, finely chopped celery, Dijon mustard, chopped shallot, and mayonnaise.
  2. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper as needed.
  3. Shape the mixture into individual patties and place them on a plate.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to firm up.
  5. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Carefully add the crab cakes and cook until golden brown and crispy on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  7. Remove from the skillet and place on a paper towel-lined plate to absorb excess oil.
  8. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce or side dish. Enjoy!

*In our featured images, we paired our cakes with a simple yet delicious pasta al limone. For a variety of delightful recipes, a quick online search will yield numerous options. Stick to the basics and enjoy the flavors!

*Not feeling pasta but need a sauce? We got you covered! Check out our versatile seafood sauces! 

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