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Hooked on Salmon Sticks

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Hooked on Salmon Sticks
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  • Makes: 8 servings

A quick and easy kid favorite, this recipe is a creative way to use canned salmon and saltines!

Ingredients

  • 1 can pink salmon (16 ounces, drained)
  • 16 saltine crackers (crushed, about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • non-stick cooking spray

Directions

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine salmon, cracker crumbs and egg.

2. Divide mixture into 8 balls and shaped into sticks about 4 inches long.

3. Lightly coat a skillet with cooking spray. Add oil and preheat the skillet on medium for 1 to 2 minutes. Add fish sticks and cook for 3 minutes.

4. Flip over and cook about 3 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

Canned pink salmon contains soft bones that are a great source of calcium. Take out any large, hard bones, and then mash the small bones with a fork. You can do this and you will never know the bones are there once the fish is cooked. Pink salmon is "swimming" with omega-3 fatty acids -- a "good" thing for your heart. So it's a good idea to get hooked on salmon.

Rinsing your hands in lemon juice and water will get rid of the fishy smell after preparing fish.

Source: Kansas Family Nutrition Program, Kids a Cookin’

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (66g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 112
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 262 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 7 mcg
Calcium 106 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 173 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 112
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 171 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 321 mg
Cholesterol 50 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Minerals
Calcium 106 mg
Potassium 173 mg
Sodium 262 mg
Copper 47 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 16 mg
Phosphorus 175 mg
Selenium 18 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 22 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 2 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 7 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 22 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 59 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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MyPlate Food Groups
Grains
1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
1 3/4 ounces

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