Apple and Salmon Fish Cakes {Gluten-free} | Recipes From A Pantry

Apple and Salmon Fish Cakes {Gluten-free}

Course Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Bintu Hardy | Recipes From A Pantry


  • 2 salmon fillets uncooked
  • 500 g (1.1lb) sweet potato
  • 1 small apple peeled and very finely chopped
  • 4 spring onions thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • Salt
  • Corn flour for dusting
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil for frying


  • Preheat the oven to fan assisted 200C / 220C / 450 F / gas 8.
  • Place the salmon fillets on an oven tray and bake for 12-15 minutes until cooked through.
  • Let the salmon cool before using a fork to flake them into small chunks. Discard the skin and add the flakes into a bowl.
  • Wash and dry the sweet potatoes, pick them all over with a fork and microwave them on high for 6-8 minutes till cooked.
  • Allow sweet potatoes cool, split the skin, scoop out the flesh and add to the salmon flakes. Discard the skins.
  • Add the apple, spring onions, parsley, ground coriander and salt to the sweet potato and salmon and and mix until combined.
  • Divide into 8 portions, shape into flat patties and dust with corn flour.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and fry half the fishcakes for about 4 minutes on each side until golden and warmed through.
  • Set aside in a warm place and repeat with the remaining fish cakes. Serve them with a salad and plenty of dips.


Gluten-Free Fishcake Tips

  • You can replace the salmon with trout or cod.
  • Feel free to replace the sweet potato with regular potatoes.
  • To keep these as gluten free¬† fishcakes you can use almond flour instead.
  • You can add some chopped cilantro¬†

What to Serve With Apple Salmon Fish Cakes

Air Fryer Maple Glazed Carrots.
Instant Pot Brandy Glazed Carrots.
Instant Pot Buttered Cabbage.
Air Fryer Baked Potatoes.