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Jan 26, 2011 01:18 PM

Canned Salmon?

I recently was given many cans of boneless, skinless pink salmon. What are some healthy options, besides salmon cakes/patties to use it wisely?

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  1. I use it in casseroles (salmon/noodle casserole) as an hors devour topping on crostini, in salads and on crackers with cheese for a light lunch.

    1. I tried a salmon souffle once, with canned salmon flaked into a very basic savoury souffle mixture. The flakes were even and small so they wouldn't sink. I thought it was wonderful for one of my first souffles, delicate and tasty. But my favorite is the pattie/burger with a spoonful of dilly mayo.

      1. Hi all,

        Drain the salmon. Break it up with a fork and mix in some thin-sliced green onions. Add a little bit of mayo. Put it on top of a plate of torn up lettuce.

        Eat and enjoy!


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        1. re: I used to know how to cook...

          Wasabi! Great idea, thanks...why didn't I think of that?

          1. re: I used to know how to cook...

            I do this, but I love to add a touch of curry to it. So great to dip veggies into it.

            1. re: FoodChic

              Curry, excellent idea. Maybe even garam my wheels are turning......

          2. Whatever you do (or did) with canned tuna you can do with canned salmon.

            Me, personally, I like to drain, scoop it onto a nice potato roll, slather with copious amounts of mustard and wasabi paste, top with some grilled or caramelized onions, and go to town ...