Salmon patties are delicious fishcakes that are crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. Once you’ve decided to make these delightful patties for dinner, the next step is to figure out what to serve with them. We’ve rounded up the best easy side dishes that go well with salmon patties.
When choosing a side dish for salmon patties, the key is to select flavor, texture, and color combinations that complement one another. With the list of suggestions below, you’ll find it’s easy to serve salmon patties for dinner!
Best Side Dishes to Serve with Salmon Patties
1. Baked Beans
A classic side dish for any family gathering, this dish is big on flavor thanks to the maple syrup, brown sugar, and apple juice. Serve it with salmon patties for a truly comforting and satisfying meal.
Craving something sweet and tangy? This creamy coleslaw is a little bit of both! It gets its tang from the vinegar, and sweetness from the sugar. Its pleasant crunch is a perfect complement to tender salmon patties.
5. French Fries
If you have an air fryer then you know what an absolute delight it is to use it to cook frozen french fries. They turn out golden and crispy on the outside, and fluffy on the inside. Be sure to have ketchup on hand for the fries, and some tartar sauce for the salmon patties!
Some might say this is an unexpected combination, but trust us – it’s delicious! Four simple ingredients are all you’ll need, and it’s ready in just 10 minutes. This is a great salad to serve with salmon patties and grilled veggies at your next summer get-together.
7. Pasta Salad
Quick, easy, fresh and delicious, this broccoli dish is high in protein and vitamin C, and low in carbs. Serve this bright and vibrant green veg with your salmon patties for a meal your family will love!
All you need is an air fryer and four ingredients to make this tender-crisp asparagus! Add a sprinkle of parmesan cheese for added flavor.
11. Fruit Salad
Is there anything better than a delicious and refreshing fruit salad? You can use the fruits you have on hand, or go with the mango, strawberries, kiwi, and pineapple suggested in the recipe. This is the perfect light dessert to enjoy after your main course of salmon patties and a leafy green vegetable.
12. Mashed Potatoes
Creamy, fluffy, and easy to make, these mashed potatoes take just 15 minutes to cook in the microwave. That gives you time to quickly prepare a batch of salmon patties. This meal is ideal for busy weeknights.
13. Fried Okra
Still unsure about okra? Try this recipe! The combination of bread crumbs and flour really give it a nice crunch, while the cayenne pepper and paprika add a little spice. This dish would be perfect to serve with tender salmon patties.
14. Fried Rice
If you happen to have some leftover rice on hand, you can easily cut the amount of time needed to prepare this Benihana Restaurant copycat recipe. Its savory flavor is perfect for salmon patties. Add a green vegetable and you’ve got a delicious dinner!
Is there anything more classic than potato salad? This tried and true recipe creates the most creamy and delicious potato salad you’ve ever tasted. This dish goes perfectly with salmon patties.
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Creamy Coleslaw to Serve with Salmon Patties
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoons celery seeds
- 1 tablespoon1 apple cider vinegar
- 1 ½ tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 bag of coleslaw mix
- Whisk together mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, onion powder, celery seeds, apple cider vinegar, sugar, and salt.
- Add the coleslaw mix and toss until coated.
- Cover with plastic wrap and let it rest in the refrigerator or at least 1 hour. (You can store it in the fridge for up to 2 days.)
- To serve, remove the slaw from the fridge and toss briefly before serving.