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50 Salmon Recipes to Make for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

The View From Great Island

There aren’t many foods that can claim to be healthy (all those omega-3 fatty acids, dontcha know), delicious and ready to eat in under 20 minutes. Here, 50 tasty salmon recipes to make with this magical ingredient.

Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell

1.

Baked Sesame-Ginger Salmon in Parchment

Ready in 30 minutes and with no pots or pans required.

Climbing Grier Mountain 

2.

Farmers’ Market Sockeye Salmon Nachos

Oh hey, new game night go-to.

Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell

3.

Sheet Pan Eggs with Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Dill

Introducing the easiest (and tastiest) way to dish up brunch for a crowd. 

Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell

4.

Salmon Burgers

A lighter take on a classic.

Melangery 

5.

Salmon Soufflé

Looks impressive, but it’s actually super easy to make.

Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell

6.

One-Pan Roasted Salmon with Potatoes and Romaine

Delicious, nutritious and only one pan to wash? Our dream dinner. 

Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell

7.

Salmon BLT

Trust us, you’ll love this fresh take on an old favorite.

Half Baked Harvest  

8.

Mango Avocado Soba Noodles with Sesame Salmon Poke

An easy (and delicious) way to get in on the poké trend.

Damn Delicious

9.

Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon

With all those bright colors, you just know it’s super healthy.

Gimme Some Oven

10.

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Pastries

Who says finger food can’t be classy?

The Stay at Home Chef 

11.

5 Ingredient Baked Salmon

It doesn’t get much easier than this, folks.

Cafe Delites

12.

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Salmon

Flavored with sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and Parmesan.

Paleo Newbie

13.

Grilled Salmon & Butter Lettuce Taco Wraps with Avocado Sauce

And it’s Paleo-friendly.

Healthy Nibbles and Bits 

14.

Caramelized Onion Hummus with Smoked Salmon

We didn’t think our favorite dip could get any better and yet...

Inquiring Chef 

15.

Thai-Style Salmon Satay

With a peanut dipping sauce.

Table for Two 

16.

Salmon Ceviche

A fresh and flavorful appetizer or light lunch.

Averie Cooks

17.

Corn Chip-Crusted Southwestern Salmon Cakes with Creamy Lemon Chili Sauce

Key ingredient: Fritos

The Fit Kitchen

18.

Salmon Mushroom Tartines with Basil Avocado Mayo

You’re going to want to slather all your sandwiches with this tasty spread.

Simply Quinoa

19.

Honey, Almond & Quinoa Crusted Salmon

A little bit crunchy, a little bit sweet and on the table in 20 minutes.

Saving Dessert

20.

Salmon Chowder

Pure comfort in a bowl.

Whole and Heavenly Oven

21.

Grilled Salmon Cobb Salad with Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing

Taste the rainbow.

Kara Lydon The Foodie Dietitian

22.

Greek Salmon Gyros with Beet Tzatziki

A taste of the Med in every bite.

Foodie Crush

23.

Smoked Salmon Spread

To be piled on top of toasted bread, crackers or veggies.

Salt and Lavender

24.

Salmon Pasta with a Creamy Garlic Sauce

Excuse us while we wipe the drool off our computer.

Pinch of Yum

25.

Caribbean Jerk Salmon Bowl with Mango Salsa

Feel-good food at its best.

Proud Italian Cook 

26.

Sesame Crusted Salmon Nicoise Salad

Tuna, schmuna.

The Krooked Spoon

27.

Marinated Salmon and Quinoa Maki Rolls with Thai Kombucha Dipping Sauce

Your friends will be so impressed.

The Purple Ladle 

28.

Baked Salmon Risotto

Cooked in the oven means there’s no need to watch the pot and stir every 30 seconds.

Kara Lydon The Foodie Dietitian 

29.

Green Tea Marinated Salmon with Asian Slaw

You may have mixed feelings about drinking the stuff, but it works wonders on salmon.

Scrummy Lane

30.

Salmon Fish Pie

Crispy and then creamy, but always dreamy. 

Eat in my Kitchen 

31.

Salt Baked Salmon

A serious showstopper.

Jo Cooks

32.

Maple Soy Grilled Salmon Steaks

Fillets are usually thicker on one end, whereas steaks are more uniform which allows for more even cooking.

The Nourished Caveman

33.

Salmon and Avocado Boats

One low-carb breakfast, coming up. 

Spoon Fork Bacon  

34.

Almond and Coconut Crusted Salmon Bites

There’s no way you’ll be able to stop at just one.

Eat Live Run 

35.

Slow Roasted Salmon

Aka how never to overcook salmon again.

Table For Two

36.

Smoked Salmon and Burrata Pizza

There’s nothing about this we don’t love.

Spend With Pennies 

37.

Baked Lemon Butter Salmon Pasta

That’s what we call fuss-free dining. 

Spoon Fork Bacon 

38.

Smoked Salmon Carpaccio

For when you want to impress your guests.

The View From Great Island 

39.

Creamy Lemon Dill Salmon

With shallots, wine, capers, heavy cream and fresh herbs? Sign. Us. Up.  

A Sweet Spoonful 

40.

Smoked Salmon Crème Fraîche Tart with Cornmeal Millet Crust

Serve with a side salad and, hey, presto.

A Better Happier St Sebastian

41.

White Wine Herb Poached Wild Salmon

With warm Brussels sprouts and a haricot vert salad.

Spoon Fork Bacon  

42.

Cheesy Smoked Salmon Wraps

Just four ingredients, guys.

Climbing Grier Mountain 

43.

Stacked Coho Salmon Enchilada

Don’t skimp on the cheese.

Erin McDowell

44.

Lemon-Dill Cured Salmon

Your bagel is going to love this.

The View From Great Island 

45.

Rainbow Salmon Skewers

Tastes as good as it looks.

Two Healthy Kitchens  

46.

Easy Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wrap

Start your day off right.

I Am a Food Blog 

47.

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Summer Rolls

To be enjoyed all year-round.

Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell

48.

Salmon Bowl with Farro, Black Beans and Tahini Dressing

A bowl full of goodness.

The View From Great Island 

49.

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Cilantro Crema

Lay all the fixings out on the table and let people serve themselves.

Gimme Some Oven

50.

Honey Mustard Salmon in Foil

All the flavor; none of the cleanup.