Bacon Wrapped Salmon Cakes

Bacon Wrapped Salmon Cakes Recipe

Let’s face it: everything tastes better wrapped in bacon! These bacon wrapped salmon cakes are a fast recipe and an easy way to make canned salmon gourmet. The kids even liked these and they are good cold for lunch the next day.

Bacon Wrapped Salmon Cakes Recipe
Print Pin
0 from 0 votes

Bacon Wrapped Salmon Cakes Recipe

Delicious bacon-wrapped salmon cakes are a great way to make canned salmon delicious and fancy.
Course Main
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 salmon cakes
Calories 119kcal
Author Katie Wells


  • 2 lbs wild caught fresh or frozen salmon or 5 6 oz cans wild caught salmon
  • ¼ cup onion  very finely diced 
  • ¼ cup bell pepper  very finely diced (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic  minced 
  • 3 TBSP Parmesan cheese optional
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Spices of choice I use salt, pepper, garlic, and herb blend
  • 1 lb  bacon
  • 1 TBSP butter or coconut oil for greasing
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 yellow squash or zucchini
  • 1 onion


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium size skillet, cook raw salmon or heat canned salmon if using to cook off the liquid. You want it to be flaky and have no extra juice.
  • Let the salmon cool while dicing the onion, bell pepper, and garlic.
  • In a bowl, mix together the cooled salmon with the onion, bell pepper, garlic, Parmesan, egg, mustard, and spices to make a thick mixture.
  • Cut the bacon slices in half.
  • Grease a rimmed cookie sheet with butter or coconut oil.
  • Lay the bacon slices on the cookie sheet.
  • Use your hand to scoop about ¼ cup of salmon mixture and roll into a ball.
  • Wrap a piece of bacon around the ball and place seam side down on the baking sheet.
  • Repeat until all the salmon mixture is used up.
  • Place into the preheated oven and cook about 15-20 minutes or until cooked through and bacon is crispy.
  • Spear with a toothpick for easy serving and enjoy!


If you'd like to make appetizer-size salmon cakes, use half the amount of salmon mixture per cake and cut the bacon into thirds. 


Serving: 2salmon cakes | Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 11.5g | Fat: 6.9g | Saturated Fat: 2.9g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 595mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 0.3g

Like this recipe? Check out my new cookbook, or get all my recipes (over 500!) in a personalized weekly meal planner here!

What is your favorite salmon recipe? Let me know below!

You May Also Enjoy These Posts...

Reader Interactions

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Be Healthy…

Join the Wellness Mama email subscribers list to get the latest news, updates, special offers, and FREE access to my Quick Start Guide, 7 Simple Steps for Healthier Families, and 1 week real food meal plan!

Yes! Let me in!

Reader Comments

Join the Conversation...

Please read the comment policy before replying to this post.