Salmon Croquesttes in a Spicy Tomato Sauce

Salmon Croquesttes in a Spicy Tomato Sauce
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  • Recipe Yield: 4

This classic salmon dish is the perfect fall or winter dinner for your family.  Cut a loaf of crusty bread to soak up the leftover sauce!


  • 2 cans (14.75 oz.) StarKist® Wild Alaskan Pink Salmon in Water (regular or Reduced Sodium), drained and cleaned (about 25 oz. total)
  • ½ cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. dried parsley
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs + ¼ cup bread crumbs seasoned with salt and pepper, reserved.
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 Tbsp. diced yellow onion
  • ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. anchovy paste (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Place cleaned salmon (remove large bones and skin) in large bowl and break apart. Add in onion, garlic chili powder, parsley and ¼ cup bread crumbs and mix to combine.
  • Stir in eggs and combine well.
  • Place remaining ¼ bread crumbs on large plate.
  • Take ¼ cup mixture and form into 12 pyramids. Roll in bread crumbs and cover completely.
  • Place on prepared sheet pan and spray lightly with cooking spray or olive oil.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 20 – 25 minutes, until browned and cooked through.
  • Place 3 croquettes on a plate on top of spicy tomato sauce (recipe follows)
  • Spicy Tomato Sauce
  • Place tomatoes, onion, garlic, paprika, cayenne pepper and anchovy paste in a food processor and blend thoroughly.
  • Pour into a saucepan and heat over low heat until hot. Adjust spices to make it as hot or mild as you like.
Servings Per Container: 4 Serving Size: 3 croquettes
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 360
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 220mg 73%
Sodium 780 33%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 43g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 45%
Iron 10%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.