close up view of two salmon patties with lime yogurt dip

Baked Salmon Patties with Creamy Lime Sauce

Best ever Gluten-free Baked Salmon Patties recipe! Easy to make ahead and freeze. Serve with yogurt-based Creamy Lime Sauce. Bake or fry!
Course Entrée/Main
Cuisine American, West Coast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 166kcal
Author Flavour & Savour


  • 14 oz salmon canned sockeye salmon (4 cans) or freshly cooked wild salmon
  • 1 cup Panko crumbs regular or gluten-free
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup green onions sliced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp parsley dried
  • 1 tbsp dill dried
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise

Creamy Lime Yogurt Sauce or Dip

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tbsp lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tbsp capers drained, rinsed and chopped
  • 1 tbsp chives snipped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray lightly with oil.
  • If using canned sockeye salmon, drain thoroughly. If using fresh salmon, flake with two forks.
  • Add all salmon patty ingredients to a large bowl and stir to combine.
  • Using a quarter cup measure, form patties about 3/4 inch thick and 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • Place on the prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes, flipping the patties over half way through baking time.
  • Alternatively, fry in hot oil in a skillet, about 5 - 7 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towel to remove excess oil.

Creamy Lime Yogurt Sauce

  • Stir together all sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Garnish with fresh dill or chives, if desired. Serve with salmon patties as a sauce to spoon on top of patties.


This recipes makes 12 patties, 1/4 cup each, about 2.5 inches in diameter. Make smaller one-inch patties for appetizer servings and serve with sauce for dipping.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 376IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1mg