Omer Recipes 2017: Day 42 | Salmon Cakes

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Cap off counting of the Omer by joining us for Shavuot Ice Cream Study led by Howard Shatz: “Out of the Desert: The origins and future of the Islamic State (and what it means for Israel)”, Tuesday, May 30, 8:30pm (at the home of Rabbi Bass).
Today is 42 days, which is 6 weeks of the Omer

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And here’s today’s recipe, contributed by Nancy B..

Salmon Cakes


  • Canned salmon (about 16-18 ounces)
  • diced onion
  • egg
  • dollop of sour cream or yogurt
  • ketchup
  • lemon juice
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • bread crumbs (optional)
  • matzoh meal


  • Combine all ingredients except for the matzoh meal.
  • Form the salmon mixture into balls and roll in the matzoh meal.
  • Fry until golden brown to almost burnt (depending on your taste).
  • The salmon cakes can also be baked in the oven at 350 degrees until done.

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