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Salmon Cakes with Avocado Sauce

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Healthy recipes can be delicious and even more so when you combine them perfectly with a typical Mexican ingredient. For these Mexican Salmon Cakes with Avocado Sauce you can substitute salmon for tuna and get a good flavor.

In addition, this easy recipe can be accompanied with an exquisite guacamole and fresh lettuce. In fact, we will give you a very special tip so that your guacamole does not rust: after preparing this recipe, you can put a couple of drops of avocado oil on it to maintain its natural color. What would you accompany these delicious Mexican salmon cakes with avocado sauce with?
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4 portions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 500 grams Salmon, without skin
  • enough salt
  • enough black pepper
  • 1 cup tomtato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cups onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cups fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cups ground bread
  • 1 tablespoon yellow lemon, zest
  • 2 avocados, for avocado sauce
  • 1/2 cups yellow lemon juice
  • 2 pickled serrano peppers
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1/4 cups fresh coriander
  • enough salt
  • enough black pepper
  • enough french lettuce, for serving
  • enough radish, in thin slices, to decorate
  • enough fresh thyme, To decorate


Heat a pan over medium heat with the olive oil, cook the garlic until light brown, add the salmon, season with salt and pepper, cook until well cooked. Remove, cool and crumble.
In the bowl mix the crumbled salmon with the tomato, onion, cilantro, egg, breadcrumbs and lemon zest. Season to taste and form the cakes with your hands.
Heat a pan over medium heat, sprinkle with a little spray, cook the cakes until golden brown and remove.
Blend the avocado with the lemon juice, the chile de árbol, the avocado oil, the cilantro, the salt and the pepper until you get a very smooth sauce.
Serve the cakes on lettuce leaves, garnish with the guacamole, radish and fresh thyme.


Serve on lettuce leaves and serve with mashed avocado, radish and thyme.


Avocado oil helps guacamole not to rust. Another option to cook the croquettes is to bake them.

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Kassandra Abarca
11/01/2019 16:36:13
Si cambio el salmon por el atun, tambien el atun debe cocinarse? es el mismo proceso o cambia?

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