Saturday, September 15, 2012

Asian Style Salmon Patty


  • 2 Frozen salmon patties
  • 1 yellow squash, grilled & cut julienned
  • 1 cup green beans, fresh or frozen 
  • 1/2 onion, chopped 
  • 1 cup veggie noodles, cooked 
  • 1 cup brown rice, cooked 
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

1. Grill salmon patties as directed.

2. Cut ends off of the squash then cut them in half. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil, & add salt, & pepper to each squash. Grill face down for 3-4 minutes on each side.

3. Add green beans, fresh or frozen, to boiling water, & 
cook until Al Dente. 

4. Chop onions & saute them in a pan on medium heat in 1 tablespoon olive oil until they are lightly browned.

5. Take the squash off the grill & cut julienne style 
in long thin strips.

6. Add yellow squash to onions & saute for 2-3 minutes.

7. When green beans are Al Dente, strain them well & add them to the squash & onion mixture. Mix & cook for 2 minutes. 

8. Add cooked noodles & 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce & saute for another minute mixing all ingredients together.

9. Place noodle & veggie mixture evenly onto two dishes.

Plate Finished Product 
10. Top noodles & veggies with 1 cup of cooked brown rice, add Salmon patty on top of the rice, drizzle plate with remaining teriyaki sauce & sesame seeds. Serve while hot.

I love salmon & when I was introduced to salmon patties at a friends BBQ I fell in love even more. At the time I ate the patty without the bun over some grilled veggies & thought that this could be something I could make in so many different ways. I basically opened up the pantry one day & started putting things together to make a last minute salmon patty creation. It turned out better than I thought so now this dish is something I make a lot. It is easy, cheap, healthy, & low in calories.

There are so many different ways the salmon patty can be used. Since this is an Asian inspired dish, other things that would pair well are cashews, peas, carrots, bean sprouts, green onions & if you don't have brown rice you can easily replace it with Jasmine or white rice. I use the Kikkoman Teriyaki Sauce with the purple label, but Asian flavored sauce would work as well. I also use Costco frozen Salmon Patties, I think they are great & cheaper than most stores.

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