These breadcrumbs are air fried until perfectly crunchy! Simply made with mashed potato, flaked salmon, and creamed corn.

Air fryer salmon croquettes

Air Fryer Salmon Croquettes

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine South African
Servings 28
Calories 175 kcal


  • 1 kg mashed potatoes
  • 300 gram smoked salmon skin, removed and flaked
  • ½ cup creamed corn
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 250 gram jar birch & waite aioli
  • 1 egg lightly whisked
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 150 gram plain flour
  • 50 gram breadcrumbs
  • lemon wedges to serve


  • In a medium bowl combine mashed potatoes, salmon, corn, dill, and 100gram of aioli.
  • Shape tablespoonfuls of mixture into oval croquettes. Arrange on a tray lined with baking paper.
  • Place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Combine the egg and milk in a shallow bowl, and place the flour on a plate.
  • Roll each croquette in flour, shaking off any excess.
  • Dip in egg wash, then roll in breadcrumbs pressing to coat.
  • Spray with oil and air fryer at 180°C (356°F) for 10 minutes or until crisp and golden.
  • Serve with remaining aioli and lemon wedges on the side if desired.


Calories: 175kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 63mgPotassium: 410mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 52IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
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