15 Easy Salmon Recipes

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We all know that salmon has a reputation for being one of the world’s great ‘superfoods’, and with good reason. Salmon is packed with nutrients, including essential fatty acids, such as Omega 3, which is not only beneficial for heart health but also in maintaining brain function and joint health.

As well as being packed with essential vitamins and minerals, and high in protein, salmon can be tasty table fare. And with these delicious, easy to make salmon recipes, you’ll have plenty of options to tempt your tastebuds for a healthy midweek meal.

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15 Delicious & Easy To Cook Salmon Recipes

1: Baked Salmon With Honey Dijon And Garlic

This easy to cook salmon recipe can be ready in just 20 minutes, making it ideal for busy midweek dinners, especially since you probably already have most of the ingredients in your pantry.

Serve it up with couscous, like in the recipe picture, or pair it with potatoes and/or your favorite veggies.

Ingredients:​

  • Fresh salmon
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Honey Dijon mustard
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon 

Find this delicious recipe here

2: Ginger Garlic Baked Salmon

Bring a touch of Asian cuisine to your weekly meal plan with this flavorsome baked salmon recipe. The ginger and garlic flavors combine with the honey to create a tasty glaze that can be served simply with some steamed rice for a quick and easy dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Soy sauce
  • Oyster sauce
  • Honey
  • Sesame oil
  • White pepper
  • Salt 

Check out the full recipe

3: Easy Salmon Fish Cakes

Fish cakes can be a great way of getting kids to eat fish and these salmon ones can be just what you need after a busy workday. They are tasty, easy to cook and can be ready in a flash. Plus, there’s no need to mess around with eggs and breadcrumbs with this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes
  • Salmon
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon
  • Parsley
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Flour 

Click here for this super easy salmon recipe. 

4: Honey Glazed Salmon

This quick and easy recipe for Honey Glazed Salmon is one way to jazz up your weekly salmon dinner. With its sweet and sticky glaze it can be perfect for both weekdays and weekends when you want something deliciously satisfying, but healthy, in almost no time at all. Try it with rice or even a baked potato.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Flour
  • Olive oil
  • Honey
  • Soy sauce
  • Lime
  • Chives (optional)

Make this mouthwatering salmon yourself; get the recipe here

5: Indian Salmon Curry With Saffron Rice

Indian curries can be the perfect comfort food. Plus, they can be ideal for all seasons and can be great for making ahead of time or freezing up batches for later in the week. This salmon curry packs a flavorful punch and can be an easy meal for your whole family to enjoy.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Mustard seeds
  • Fenugreek seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Shallots
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Chili powder
  • Coriander powder
  • Turmeric
  • Fenugreek powder
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil

Saffron Rice Ingredients:

  • Rice
  • Vegetable broth
  • Butter
  • Saffron
  • Lemon or lime
  • Salt 

Follow the full recipe here

6: Salmon Pasta With Spinach

This creamy salmon pasta dish might just become a family favorite at mealtimes. It’s quick and easy to make so you don’t have to spend hours slaving away in the kitchen. Plus, the recipe can be easily increased if you want to make a larger batch for a family gathering.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Pasta
  • Butter
  • Onion
  • Spinach
  • Heavy cream
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Salt
  • Pepper 

Get the full recipe

7: Japanese Salted Salmon (Shiojake/Shiozake)

We’ve all heard about how healthy Japanese diets can be, with fish forming a significant part of it. Shiojake is a traditional Japanese dish, often eaten at breakfast, along with rice and miso soup.

This simple recipe for Japanese Salted Salmon is easy to follow and can make for a healthy dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon fillets
  • Sake
  • Sea salt

Follow the recipe here.

8: Salmon Burgers With Lime And Basil

Burgers are always a fun go-to when it comes to easy meals. Perfect for a summer barbecue or simply a midweek dinner, these salmon burgers can be a healthy alternative to traditional beef hamburgers. Serve them up with grilled veggies if you’re barbecuing, or opt for a salad or some classic fries.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Garlic
  • Lemongrass
  • Shallots
  • Ginger
  • Green chilies
  • Bread
  • Limes
  • Greek yogurt
  • Basil
  • Olive oil
  • Burger buns (optional)

Click here for the full recipe and method.

9: Salmon Salad

For a new take on egg salad, this salmon salad recipe can be great for picnics or midweek lunches. You can also make it ahead of time for days when you’re in a hurry. Serve it in sandwiches or wraps, use it as a topping for a baked potato or avocado halves, or eat it with crackers.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Scallions
  • Dill
  • Celery
  • Parsley
  • Mayonnaise
  • Smoked paprika
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Lemon juice
  • Dijon mustard
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Check out the whole recipe for yourself here.

10: Brown Sugar Salmon With Rosemary Mustard Sauce

Caramelizing with brown sugar is one way to amplify your salmon. And this recipe for Brown Sugar Salmon can show you how to create that deliciously crisp edge in just 20 minutes with ingredients you probably already have at home.

Ingredients:
●Salmon
●Brown sugar
●Salt
●Black pepper
●Olive oil
●Dijon mustard
●Rosemary
●Lemon

Find the full recipe here

11: Salmon Bisque

There’s nothing quite like a bowl of soup after a long day and this recipe for Salmon Bisque can let you make a tasty, hearty and healthy soup at home for when you’re in need of some comfort food. Serve it up with a warm bread roll or fresh baguette.

Ingredients:​

  • Salmon
  • Butter
  • Canola oil
  • Onion
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Thyme
  • Bay leaves
  • White wine
  • Fish/vegetable/chicken stock
  • Tomato paste
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Lemon juice
  • Heavy cream
  • Chives 

Click here to make this tasty soup at home

12: Orange Glazed Salmon With Roasted Fennel And Red Potatoes

If you’re looking for something a little different, this recipe for Orange Glazed Salmon could be just what you need to create a delicious, healthy fish meal at home. Fennel and orange are often seen together on menus and recipes, so this is one way to combine those flavors with your salmon.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Oranges
  • Brown sugar
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Dijon mustard
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Lemon 

Roasted Fennel And Red Potatoes Ingredients:

  • Fennel
  • Red potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Thyme
  • Salt
  • Pepper 

Check out the full recipe here

13: Broiled Salmon With Persimmon Lime Salsa

This is a quick and easy recipe with delicious results. The persimmons add a wonderfully sweet touch to this simple salmon dish and the broiling gives the fish a sticky caramelized coating. To change it up, you could also grill it outside on your barbecue.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Lime juice
  • Honey
  • Chili powder

Persimmon Salsa Ingredients:

  • Persimmon
  • Lime
  • Cilantro
  • Olive oil
  • Hot sauce
  • Ginger

Find the recipe here to make this tasty dish at home.

14: Southwestern Salmon Orzo Salad

Bring the taste of the Southwest to your dinner table with this colorful and healthy salmon pasta dish. This could be a good choice for family dinners, picnics or barbecues as it can be served up in one large bowl. You could also substitute the orzo for other types of pasta if it’s easier.

Ingredients:

  • Orzo pasta
  • Salmon
  • Salt
  • Red bell pepper
  • Black beans
  • Corn
  • Olive oil
  • Brown sugar
  • Cumin
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Garlic
  • Salsa verde
  • Cilantro
  • Sour cream
  • Water 

Check out the recipe for yourself here.

15: Lemon Butter Salmon With Potatoes And Asparagus

This Lemon Butter Salmon is a fantastic dish to try if you’re looking for a one sheet pan recipe. All your ingredients can go in one pan, saving you time on the washing up later. Plus, it can be prepared and cooked quickly; ideal for midweek dinners.

Ingredients:

  • Salmon
  • Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Garlic
  • Lemon
  • Parsley
  • Sweet chili sauce
  • Asparagus
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Salt
  • Pepper 

Follow the recipe here.

Time To Wrap It Up

Hopefully you’ve been inspired by these mouthwatering salmon recipes to create your own delectable dishes at home. With all these great recipes there should be no excuse not to be adding more salmon to your diet.

Try them out and let us know what you think. Or maybe you’d like to share one of your own recipes with us? Leave us a comment. And if you want to inspire your friends and family to cook you something tasty, just share this with them.

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