Saucy Salmon Loaf

This is the Saucy Salmon Loaf recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 35 min - 45 min
Yields 4 servings
saucy salmon loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz / 426 g) pink salmon drained (reserve broth)
  • 2 cups (500 mL) (about 3 slices) soft breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 3/4 tsp (3 mL) dried tarragon or savory
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) hot liquid (reserved salmon broth and milk)
  • Cheese Sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • dry mustard
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 1/4 cups (310 mL) Milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese or Canadian Swiss cheese

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C).

In a large bowl, flake salmon with a fork, crushing skin and bones. Add breadcrumbs, onion, parsley and tarragon. Mix well. Place mixture in a buttered non-stick 9 x 5 inch (23 x 13 cm) loaf pan.

Beat together eggs, salt and pepper until eggs are just blended. Stir in hot liquid. Pour over salmon mixture in loaf pan. Bake in a 350 °F (180 °C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until firm. Loosen loaf with a spatula and turn out of pan.

Cheese sauce:

Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and seasonings. Stir in milk. Cook stirring constantly until sauce thickens and comes to a boil. Cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat. Add cheese and stir until smooth. Serve with salmon loaf.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 370 Calories
Protein: 26 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Fat: 22 g
Calcium: 36 % / 398 mg
Fibre: 0.7 g
Sodium: 440 mg