Salmon Recipes

Dubbed the "King of Fish", salmon of the healthiest things to consume. Give your diet a nutritious boost with our selection of smoked, grilled, and baked salmon recipes. Search delicious recipes including salmon cakes, burgers, pasta dishes, and salads.

Staff Picks

Baked Salmon with Creamy Orzo

A multilayered masterpiece in a cast-iron skillet, this one-pan meal calls for simmering creamy bacon orzo on the stove-top, then nestling lemon-coriander salmon fillets on top and baking in the oven.

Simple Poached Salmon

Rating: 3.08 stars
A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

Soy-Glazed Salmon

Rating: 3.43 stars
This tasty, simple salmon recipe is from Anne Ford, of Palo Alto, California.

Penne with Garlicky Tomatoes and Salmon

Shake yourself out of a pasta rut with this simple, supremely flavorful recipe for penne with salmon. While the noodles cook in their own pot, you'll sauté juicy cherry tomatoes with garlic and then steam the salmon right in the same pan. The result is a fresh and flavorful seafood dinner that comes together in under 30 minutes. 

Slow-Baked Salmon and Cherry Tomatoes

Cooking the salmon at a low heat makes for tender meat and a vibrant hue. Set off the fish's decadence with a little basil and a burst of tangy-sweet tomatoes.

Smoked Salmon Dip with Bagel Chips

Rating: 3.62 stars
This dip is what bagels dream about. With a kick of horseradish, this smoked salmon dip packs all the flavors of your favorite New York deli in to one bite.

Brown-Rice Cakes with Toppings

Puffy brown-rice cakes are just as versatile as toasts for layering on the flavor (and they're gluten-free).

Roasted Salmon with Herbed Yogurt

Rating: 3.73 stars
Celebrate any occasion with this family-style salmon dinner that you can prep fast (just 5 minutes) and then roast in the oven, leaving you time to round out the meal.

Roasted Salmon with White-Wine Sauce

Rating: 3.32 stars
Salmon is a versatile, ultra heart-healthy superfood, and its preparation possibilities are endless. Here, a skinless roasted fillet creates a simple but swanky dinner when paired with Steamed Potatoes with Thyme and Sauteed Mixed Mushrooms.

Wild-Salmon Kedgeree

Here's an easy and healthy one-pot dinner with salmon fillets. Stateside there isn't much name recognition for kedgeree, but across the pond it is a beloved dish with Anglo-Indian roots. In this version, basmati rice steams with curry powder, onion, and garlic; halfway through, the salmon is nestled on top to cook with the rice. Garnish bowls with hard-cooked eggs, parsley, and paprika for a weeknight meal.

Baked Salmon Sushi

There's no raw fish in these easy sushi rolls—just succulent, perfectly cooked salmon and plenty of fresh vegetables. For our food editor's tips on how to roll like a pro, see How to Make Sushi at Home.

Salmon Noodle Casserole

When it comes to radiating warmth at the dinner table, nothing beats a one-pot casserole. What's more, this dish can be assembled a day ahead, goes straight from the oven to the table, and offers help-yourself allure in abundance.

Inspiration and Ideas

25 Salmon Recipes That Make Great Use of the King of Fish

There are many good reasons why salmon is such a popular fish. Try steaming, roasting, poaching, and grilling salmon with these recipes that show how versatile and delicious this healthy, sustainable protein is.

20 Delicious, Healthy Salmon Recipes That Make Eating Better So Easy

Rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, salmon is also a great source of protein -- and scrumptious flavor. Make your salmon even better for you by using one of our super tasty, nutritious recipes.

Roasted Salmon with Mint-Caper Pesto

Rating: 3.21 stars

When you roast a piece of salmon properly, the result is so tender it verges on buttery. Succulent spring onions, cooked with the fish until they're caramelized, are the perfect accompaniment.