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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


  • 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.