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Keto Salmon Patties with Tom Yum Mayo on a white plate

Keto Salmon Patties

Megan Ellam
The EASIEST low carb Keto Salmon Patties recipes using fresh or canned salmon. Pan-fry, oven-bake and air fryer salmon patty instructions.
5 from 76 votes!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
Cuisine American, Australian Keto
Servings 4 people
Calories 196 kcal


  • 400 g red salmon tinned or hot smoked, see notes
  • 1 tablespoon red onion finely diced
  • Zest of half a lemon finely grated
  • 0.25 cup fresh parsley and dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 egg
  • 0.25 cup crushed Atkins Crispbread (approximately 3 crispbread) see notes
  • Salt flakes and black pepper
  • Optional oil or oil spray for frying


  • Place all the ingredients into a large bowl. Season to taste and mix to combine. Shape the mixture into 4 patties.


  • Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Line a small baking tray with baking paper. Place the patties onto the tray and spray lightly with oil.
  • Bake for 13-17 minutes until golden and cooked through.


  • Preheat the air fryer to 200°C/390°F. Place the patties into a lined basket or lightly spray the patties (top and bottom) with oil so they don't stick to the basket (see notes).
  • Bake for 8 minutes. See notes.


  • Place all the ingredients into the mixer and season to taste; mix 15 sec/speed 6.
  • Cook using either of the methods above.



This recipe yields approximately 2-4 servings. The actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes. 
To calculate the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe by 4. The result will be the weight of one serving. 
Nutritional values shown are guidelines only. They are for 1 serving using the ingredients listed. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on the brands and types of ingredients used. 
All recipes have been tested using all of the cooking methods included by various recipe testers.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Alternatively, store in an airtight container and freeze.
The recipe card instructions contain the most basic of steps and list of ingredients. If you have any queries, questions or are unsure of substitutions, please scroll up to the blog post for more information.
Red or pink tinned salmon, tuna or hot smoked salmon can be used in this recipe. If using fresh raw salmon extend the cooking time as needed to ensure cooked to your preference.
Replace the crispbread with almond meal or a 2:1 ratio of coconut flour/sesame flour mixture, if preferred or add some avocado or cauliflower for extra vegetables.
See the blog post above for more information in the FAQ’s.
Always check the manufacturer’s recommendations for lining or oiling the air fryer basket. 
I used a Philips XXL air fryer and a Ninja XL Grill with my testing.


Serving: 1pattyCalories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 26gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 125mgSodium: 421mgPotassium: 373mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 443IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 295mgIron: 1mgMagnesium: 35mgNet Carbs: 1g
Keyword air fryer salmon patties, keto salmon patties, salmon cakes, salmon patties
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