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Try this recipe for salmon burgers rich in omega 3 fatty acids

Omega 3 rich Salmon
Omega 3 rich Salmon
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Not all fats are unhealthy. Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the "good" types of fat. They may help lower the risk of heart disease, depression, dementia, and arthritis. Your body can't make them. You have to eat them or take supplements and this recipe is a great way to get them and enjoy it!

SALMON PATTIES

1 1/2 lb salmon steaks/filets, sliced into small pieces (ab. 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in)
1 egg white, beaten
1 tsp crushed garlic or garlic powder, all to taste
1-2 T olive oil
1/4 c chopped green onions/shallots, opt
2 T chopped dried onion or chopped onion to taste
2-3 T white or whole wheat flour
1/2 c crushed saltine crackers -unsalted, wheat -or other crumbs
1 tsp each "Salt" and Paul Prudhomme's No Salt or fav seasonings
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/8 tsp each black and red pepper or few drops of hot sauce
juice of 1/2 lemon or to taste
extra 2 T flour,opt
2 T chopped walnuts ,pecans or other nuts (or 1 T sesame seed),opt
3 T safflower or other oil, for frying ***

In a large bowl, scramble egg white and combine with remaining ingredients except last three. Mix well (by hand) and form into patties ( as many as you like) adding seasonings to taste. Coat patties with extra flour, press nuts into the top sides.
Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat; pour in oil, heat, add patties in a single layer, fry until golden brown and crisped all around.

Serve garnished with lemon slices/wedgesand favorite herb sprigs on your favorite lightly toasted bread/buns with your favorite salad dressing and condiments.