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Air Fryer Southern Salmon Cakes Recipe


  • 14-16 ounces salmon If using canned salmon make sure you drain it and remove the bones
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp red bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 tbsp green onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise I always use the Hellman's brand
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp Louisiana hot sauce Crystal hot sauce is my fave to use
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp cajun seasoning I used Old Bay
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley


  • Pour salmon into small bowl and make sure bones are removed
  • Add the breadcrumbs, red pepper, green onion, mustard, mayonnaise, Worcestershire, hot sauce, lemon juice, egg, old bay, and parsley
  • Stir to Combine ingredients and form them into small patties
  • Preheat air fryer at 390 degrees for 5 minutes
  • Spray inside of air fryer with non stick spray
  • Add salmon patties to air fryer and cook for 8 minutes or until golden brown on 390 degrees ( I used a Ninja Foodi Air Fryer , please remember all cook times may vary a bit when using different air fryer brands )
  • Remove from air fryer , serve and enjoy !
Keyword Air Fryer, salmon, seafood