35 Easy Salmon Recipes You Need To Make For Dinner

You need to make these 35 Easy Salmon Recipes for dinner. They are healthy, easy and quick meals to prepare for you and your family! You will find lots of skillet recipes, baked in foil or simple baked oven recipes. 
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Today I am sharing my 35 favourite salmon recipes from my blog and around the web to help you get a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids in your meals.

These salmon recipes are healthy options for quick and flavorful dinner during your busy week. I chose these specific salmon recipes because they are quick and easy to make and very rich in protein and good quality fat.

You’re going to see that even when you are very busy and tired after a long day at work, you can still be able to make a healthy and delicious dinner for you and your family.

When you do your groceries, try to always buy some salmon fillets. Salmon is so versatile to cook. You will never get sick of it. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the recipes below.

How Can I Cook Easy Salmon Recipes?

On the list of recipes below you will see that you can prepare this fish in many different ways such as grilled, smoked, or baked. It’s totally up to you how you should cook it. I love broiled salmon and make it all the time for dinner. My family loves it and it’s so quick to make that I don’t need to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Win-win!

What is a good side dish with salmon?

Salmon recipes go really well with some simple salads or rice or roasted veggies and mashed potato/cauliflower. My personal preference is to serve is with Cauliflower Potato Salad Recipe, Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Recipe, Garlic Parmesan Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Easy Mediterranean Salad Recipe.

Can I eat salmon everyday?

Many people are concerned about eating fish everyday because of the mercury. However, the level of mercury in salmon is consider very low, which makes it safe to eat salmon daily.

What flavors go well with salmon?

Salmon is a very versatile fish because it pairs with lots of different tastes. I love to make my easy salmon recipes with:

What spices pair well with these easy salmon recipes?

Here is a list of my favorite spices:
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Cajun spices
  • Dill (dried or fresh)
  • Lemon pepper
  • Lemon juice
  • Mustard

How should I season salmon?

It’s super simple and quick. I like to do the following steps:
  1. Pour olive oil on top of the fillets and then use your fingers to rub it in.
  2. Season to taste with salt, black pepper, dried thyme and garlic powder.
  3. Or if you like spicy food you can use smoked paprika, chili powder, or cumin. Yummy!

Oh, and I forgot to say that on this recipe roundup you will find gluten-free, paleo-friendly, low-calorie, low-carb and one-pan recipes. Also, most of these recipes can be ready in under 30 minutes! I hope you enjoy these salmon recipes and try all of them next week. You won’t regret it.

Do you eat salmon skin?

Oh yes. Salmon skin is considered safe to eat. In fact then skin is as healthy as in the salmon and it’s also delicious when you stir-fry it. I like to cook salmon recipes in my cast iron skillet, so the skin gets super extra crispy!

What temperature should salmon be cooked?

The USDA recommends a minimum internal temperature of 145°F, which you can measure at the thickest part of the fillet using a meat thermometer. You can also know when salmon flakes easily with a fork.
Now, let’s check all these amazing easy salmon recipes out and give them a try because they are all healthy for you and family friendly as well. Hope you enjoy them!!!

How to Cook Salmon in the Oven from Primavera Kitchen.

3 salmon fillets in a skilet

Easy Broiled Salmon Recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

salmon fillets in a cast iron skillet

Easy Healthy Baked Salmon from Creme De La Crumb.

3 pieces of fish in a baking sheet

Easy Chopped Salmon Salad from Primavera Kitchen.

a bowl with salmon flakes and salad

Easy Salmon Salad Recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

overhead view of salmon salad bowl

Baked Salmon in Foil from Well Plated.

salmon with lemon and rosemary in foil

Baked Salmon with Garlic and Dijon from Natasha’s Kitchen.

overhead view of a cast iron skillet containing salmon

Baked Lemon Dijon Salmon from Primavera Kitchen.

A close up of 4 pieces of salmon in a baking sheet

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon from Delish.

overhead view of a cast iron skillet containing salmon

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon recipe from Diethood.

3 pieces of fish in a baking sheet with gree beans and broccoli

Quick and Easy Baked Salmon from Gimme Some Oven.

3 pieces of fish in a baking sheet

Pan Seared Salmon with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen.

3 pieces of fish in a baking sheet

Honey Garlic Salmon from Recipe Tin Eats.

overhead view of salmon in a white bowl

Baked Lemon Garlic Salmon Recipe from The Mediterranean Dish.

overhead view of salmon fillet in a baking sheet

Garlic Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon from The Recipe Critic.

overhead view of salmon fillet in a baking sheet

Simple Garlic Butter Salmon Recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

close up of salmon fillet in a baking sheet

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon from Cafe Delites.

overhead view of 4 salmon fillets in a baking sheet

Spicy Salmon Sweet Potato Skillet from Primavera Kitchen.

White skillet with salmon, sweet potato, and kale inside.

Salmon Patties with Coleslaw Meal-Prep Bowls from Primavera Kitchen.

Broiled Salmon with Cabbage and Green Beans (Meal-Prep) from Primavera Kitchen.

broiled salmon filet in meal prep container with green beans and cabbage

Cajun Salmon with Strawberry Salsa from Primavera Kitchen.

close up of 4 salmon fillets in a baking sheet

Low-Carb Salmon Burgers with Avocado Coleslaw from Primavera Kitchen.

Spicy Salmon Vegetable Meal-Prep Bowls from Primavera Kitchen.

Ingredient Pomegranate Glazed Salmon from Primavera Kitchen.

close up of 3 salmon fillet in a baking sheet

Spicy Butter Salmon in Foil Recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

overhead view of salmon fillet in a baking sheet

Easy Cedar Plank Salmon recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

Easy Cedar-Plank Salmon Primavera Kitchen Recipe

Salmon Chopped Salad recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

overhead view of salmon salad inside of a glass bowl

One Pan Roasted Lemon Pepper Salmon and Garlic Parmesan Asparagus from Cooking Classy.

roasted lemon pepper salmon and parmesan asparagus Primavera Kitchen

Foil Baked Salmon Recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

overhead view of a plate of Salmon with asparagus

Orange-Rosemary Glazed Salmon from Cooking Classy.

Easy orange rosemary glazed salmon Primavera Kitchen

Asian Salmon in Foil from Damn Delicious.

Easy Asian Salmon In Foil Primavera Kitchen Recipe

Easy Baked Salmon from Tastes Better from Scratch.

overhead view of salmon fillet in a baking sheet

Maple-Mustard Salmon from Primavera Kitchen.

A close up of maple mustard salmon with sliced lemon on top.

Tomato Pesto Salmon and Rice Recipe Baked in Foil from Diethood.

Easy Pesto Salmon and Rice In Foil Primavera Kitchen Recipe

Herb Crusted Baked Salmon from Spend with Pennies.

overhead view of salmon fillet in a baking sheet

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