Salmon Croquette with Wasabi Mayo

May 04, 2011
First and foremost... I would like to apologise to all... I made a blunder by accidently clicking the "Publish Post" button  for the non-existence post 'Sweet as Sugar'.... I was trying to create a link with another blogger friend... My sincere apologies for my technology handicap..

There aren't many shops near my suburb selling reasonably priced fresh seafood... where you could still see the glassy eyes, the gills are still bloody red and the runny egg-white like goooeey stuff. The nearest would be Progressive IGA but it is not as fresh as our favourite ~ Kailis Brothers Seafood shop in Leederville...

We could spend few good hours ... walking to and fro ... looking around ...  ended up buying whole salmon ... anyway its cheaper to buy the whole fish and get them to cut into whatever cut ... I would have one side filleted with skin on, the other side.. filleted and skin-off. 
Half of skinned off will usually ended up as our lunch ~ sashimi. 

On numerous occasion... we were good and managed to finish every single slices of sashimi on the plate.... but this was one time that we could not ... instead of keeping the remainder in the freezer... not wanting to waste a good piece of fresh salmon,  I made some Croquettes for their lunch-box ... served with Wasabi Mayo (and tomato sauce for Miss E).

This is my first ~ salmon croquettes... it was a combination of  internet search for recipe and make do with whatever I have in my pantry. I love the crunch of polenta on the outside and the soft salmon mix on the inside... and the wasabi mayo gave an extra kick to these golden delicious croquette...yum... definitely will be making these again...

300g fresh salmon
2 potatoes
1/4 cup flour
1 egg
1 brown onion - finely chopped
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
salt and pepper
some oil
1 teaspoon wasabi
1/4 cup of mayonaise
  1. Mix wasabi and mayonaise until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Peel and boil potatoes until tender and soft. Roughly mashed it with fork. Set aside.
  3. Thinly sliced salmon. Look out for bones and pull it away.
  4. Add mash potatoes, salmon, breadcrumbs, chopped onion and egg in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  5. Add in plain flour, salt and pepper. Mix in well and able to make little patties.
  6. Roll the patties in polenta.
  7. Heat up frying pan and pour in cooking oil (about half the height of the patties).
  8. On medium heat, fry the salmon croquette until golden.
  9. Serve with wasabi mayo and slice of lemon.


  1. It's funny, isn't it, for an island like Australia, it's hard to get a really fresh fish. Kecuali kalau you pergi ke certain area. I'm not too keen to go to Canning Market in the morning. It's too early and too crowded. I'm not a morning person or people friendly person.

    Used to make salmon croquette a lot of time in Malaysia using canned salmon but not here in Perth. Plain lazy I guess.

  2. They look so crunchy! Love wasabi mayo!

  3. Flower,
    I heard so much about Canning Market ~ that they sell the best fishballs and the fish are fresh... *sigh* ... I am too far :(

  4. Angie
    Thank you. ..
    Wasabi-mayo is great and easy to whip up, but I could do with 1 tablespoon instead of teaspoon... but my daughter would grumble :D

  5. Lisa, your croquettes look absolutely delicious! Good idea to finish up the sashimi.

  6. The croquettes look perfectly done!

  7. Buat I lapar ja la.. heheheh Nak makan ni.. ngan chili sauce jugak!

  8. Leemei,
    makan dengan chili sauce cap Linggam ;)