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

Salmon-and-Corn Chowder

Late-summer corn adds just the right amount of sweetness to this creamy salmon chowder. Serve with oyster crackers, or larger Vermont common crackers.

Simple Poached Salmon

Rating: 3 stars 305
A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

Slow-Baked Citrus Salmon with Carrots

For this healthy weeknight dinner featuring brain-boosting salmon, using a low oven temperature produces juicy, evenly cooked fish.

Soy-Glazed Salmon

Rating: 3.5 stars 864
This tasty, simple salmon recipe is from Anne Ford, of Palo Alto, California.

Smoked Salmon Dip with Bagel Chips

Rating: 3.5 stars 337
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.

Grilled-Salmon Salad

A Nicoise-inspired main-course salad (tossed with grilled salmon, eight-minute eggs, fresh sugar snap peas, watercress, and boiled new potatoes) is a reliable crowd-pleaser.

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).

Salmon-and-Mashed-Potato Croquettes

Crispy and golden-brown, these croquettes are the perfect snack to serve at your next holiday soirée. Tender and fluffy cooked potatoes are combined with your choice of tinned or smoked salmon and formed into cakes. The ultra-crisp exterior is provided by a coating of panko breadcrumbs. 

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.

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.

Summer Smoked-Salmon Chowder

A rich, creamy chowder made with zucchini, fresh corn kernels, and baby potatoes. With its intense flavor, you only need four ounces of hot smoked-salmon for this one-pot dinner that's made in a Dutch oven.

Mustard-Glazed Salmon

Rating: 3 stars 315
This dish is casual enough for a family dinner and elegant enough to serve to company.

Inspiration and Ideas

20 Delicious, Healthy Salmon Recipes That Make Eating Better So Easy
In addition to being rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, salmon is also a great source of protein. Make your weeknight meals even better for you by preparing one of our super tasty, nutritious salmon recipes.
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.
Avocado Toast with Poached Quail Eggs and Smoked Salmon

For these company-worthy tartines featuring sliced avocado and smoked salmon, you'll need quail eggs which can be found at specialty grocery stores.