15 Easy Salmon Recipes That Are Keto-Approved

Here’s the thing about salmon: It tastes the best when you cook it in plenty of butter or olive oil. That’s why it fits in swimmingly to your keto diet. Here, 15 salmon recipes that just so happen to be ketogenic.

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Sheet Pan Eggs With Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese And Dill

Spread all of your favorite bagel toppings out on a bed of eggs, because who needs carbs anyway?

A Better Happier St. Sebastian

White Wine Herb Poached Wild Salmon With Warm Brussels Sprouts And Haricot Vert Salad

Mixing crunchy haricots verts (French green beans, a little thinner and longer than the domestic version) with roughly shredded Brussels sprouts gives flaky salmon an ideal base.

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Erin McDowell

Lemon-dill Cured Salmon

Coat the fillet with salt and herbs and let it chill in the fridge for a few days. (But no need to tell anyone it’s this easy.)

Gimme Some Oven

Baked Salmon

It’s so easy to customize with your favorite seasonings, and takes less than 15 minutes from start to finish.

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Steamed Salmon With Garlic, Herbs And Lemon

Coterie member Gaby Dalkin says this is quite possibly the easiest way to cook salmon. There’s no cleanup thanks to cooking in parchment paper, it’s spatter-free (so your kitchen won’t smell fishy afterward) and it’s a one-pot dish.

Two Peas & Their Pod

Sheet Pan Baked Salmon With Asparagus

Presenting Coterie member Maria Lichty’s favorite speedy dinner, which goes from the fridge to the dinner table in less than 30 minutes.

Foodie Crush

Grilled Salmon Fillet With Cucumber Dill Sauce

We normally think of pairing blue cheese dressing with wings…but, surprise, when you mix it with cucumber and dill, it pairs magically with wild Alaskan salmon. (Thanks, Coterie member Heidi Larsen.)

Averie Cooks

Sheet-pan Garlic Lemon Butter Salmon

Cook butter with lemon and garlic to infuse it with irresistible flavor. The slather it on a giant piece of salmon and dinner’s done.

Sally's Baking Addiction

Baked Lemon Herb Salmon

We often wonder: How do some people manage to go the gym, see friends, dress fashionably, pick up the kids on time and cook dinner? With a quick, nourishing meal like this, it’s a breeze.

The Almond Eater

Whole30 Garlic Salmon With Watercress

Watercress is, hands down, the most underrated salad green. Crunchy, unexpectedly sweet and tangy and so fancy-looking, it adds pizzazz to everything (including this tasty salmon dinner).

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Three-ingredient Dijon Salmon

This recipe is ready in ten minutes. Ten minutes! The broiler is your secret weapon.

The Defined Dish

Pan-roasted Salmon

When pan-roasting, you start the fish off in a hot skillet on the stovetop to get that nice, golden-brown sear. Then toss it in the oven and let the salmon finish cooking in the oven. This gets crisp on the outside and warm and juicy on the inside.

Dinner at the Zoo

Salmon In Foil With Lemon And Dill

The foil keeps the fish from drying out and locks in all of that delicious butter so it can keep the salmon moist and flaky during the baking process.


Instant Pot Salmon

Cooking salmon in the Instant Pot is quick and easy, whether you’re using fresh or frozen fillets. 

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Indian Salmon Curry Zucchini Noodles With Coconut Milk

Often, curry recipes are made with 25 tough-to-find ingredients, but this entire dinner is made with just four.

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