Helping Hands in the Kitchen: Fish Patties

Image of golden-brown fish patties made with flaky white fish, breadcrumbs, and herbs, and are crispy on the outside with a moist and flavorful interior.

Today, we are excited to share a delicious and easy-to-follow recipe for Fish Patties. Whether you’re a seafood lover or looking for a new dish to add to your meal rotation, this fish patty recipe is sure to excite your taste buds. So, let’s get started and learn how to make these irresistible fish patties that are perfect for any occasion!

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ESTIMATED COST: $6.42-$7.90
COST PER SERVING: $2.63-$3.95
EQUIPMENT: Large bowl, medium sauté pan


  • 2 ea 5 oz canned fish (tuna or salmon), drained
  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced
  • 2 ea eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (see Homemade Breadcrumbs recipe)
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Add all ingredients, except oil, to a bowl and mix well.
  2. Form into 4-6 patties.
  3. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
  4. Add patties and cook until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes per side.
  5. Top on a salad or serve with your favorite dip. Enjoy!



Fish – A rich source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids that aid in brain and heart health. These fats may help reduce the risk of depression, lower blood pressure, and prevent inflammation.

Green onions – They contain anti-bacterial properties that may aid in killing off viruses and bacteria that cause infections. High in antioxidants, which may protect cells against damage.

Left: Fillet of salmon
Right: Green onions

Recipe provided by Reanetta Perkins
Maryland University of Integrative Health