Wild Caught Shredded Salmon has a fresh, light, lemony dill taste that is out of this world! Really delicious. The first batch we cooked completely fell apart, and I realized I had not put enough eggs in it. Rather than throw them out, I just sauteed them into salmon shreds and they were FABULOUS. It would be a great way to top a salad with wild caught salmon, and a minimum of fuss!
- 1 can wild caught salmon, drained (we use skin and bones)
- 2 eggs (you can add a 4th egg if needed to hold patties together)
- 1/2 a whole organic lemon, with skin (remove seeds)
- 3-5 scallions, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon mustard (we used horseradish mustard for some kick)
- 1 teaspoons dried dill
- 1/2 teaspoon cracked lemon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 cup coconut flour
Heat a cast iron skillet or flat bottomed skillet on medium heat. Because we had a ton of bacon grease, we decided to try frying the salmon patties in bacon grease and this worked well. VCO or EVOO will work as well.
Cut fresh lemon into chunks. While this may sound risky, it works beautifully to throw a whole lemon into the salmon patties. Lemon peel adds flavor, fiber and tons of Vitamin C. In a food processor, cut lemon into quarters. Whir to chop up, leaving juice in the food processor and mix with remaining ingredients.
Meanwhile, drain canned salmon. Ignore what it looks like.....it is brain building, just use the WHOLE can! Throw salmon, and the easily mashable bones and skin (ewww, I know) into food processor with chopped lemon. Add dill, pepper, salt, coconut flour and eggs. Pulse several times to mix thoroughly. Add chopped green onion.
Cook in hot pan. If your pan is smaller, you may need divide into two, and cook 1/2 the salmon batch at a time. Stir fry and let cook, like a shredded beef or carnitas meat, sauteeing in the pan. Cook a few minutes on each side, until Shredded Salmon is golden salmony brown and salmon is slightly crisp. The flavor and texture are awesome!
Set aside, and fry the second batch, if neccessary!
Top salads with heart and brain healthy salmon or use in place of shredded beef in tacos, burritos, taco salads, etc.
Another delicious, budget friendly recipe incorporating brain healthy, wild caught salmon. Canned salmon is ideal, saving huge amounts of cash if you can't afford the fresh or frozen price tag for wild caught. Whip up a batch of Wild Caught Shredded Salmon for about $2.50! Low carb, GFCF, GAPS friendly, Paleo and Primal without the worldview and loaded with nutrition, Omega 3's, fiber and protein and maximum nutrition.