The Best Salmon Recipes
We’ve shared so many salmon recipes over the years and these are the best of the best! We already know you love salmon recipes because ‘salmon’ is the number 2 most searched word on our blog. It’s second only to chicken. If you are a fan of salmon and want to find some new favorite salmon dinner ideas, you will LOVE this list.
Also, you should be aware… Your mouth will be watering and you may get ‘hangry’ by the time you get through this list, BUT you’ll come away inspired to make salmon. So, bookmark this page to reference later, save it to Pinterest, or email it to someone in your family to hold you accountable.
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Love Salmon Recipes?
We’ll take any excuse we get to incorporate more fish into our diet and salmon is one of our favorites for dinner. It cooks quickly and doesn’t require much prep or marinating time for it to be delicious! It’s definitely a plus that our kids love salmon too.
Below you will find all kinds of methods to prepare Salmon including:
- Pan-Seared Salmon Recipes
- Quick Air Fryer Salmon
- Easy Baked Salmon Recipes
- Grilled Salmon Recipes
- Genius Leftover Salmon Ideas
If you have a salmon recipe suggestion or request, I would love to hear from you in the comments below.
Did you know salmon is a great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids? The American Heart Association recommends 2 servings of fish per week and salmon is a great choice. If you want more seafood dinner-time inspiration, you’ll love our collection of Seafood Recipes.
Pan-Seared Salmon Recipes
These skillet salmon recipes are probably the easiest of all since they come together in one pan and it literally takes 6-8 minutes for salmon to cook through but there are so many ways to pan-sear salmon with different sauces, glazes, flavored butter… the list goes on…
Air Fryer Salmon
The good news is that you can convert almost any oven-baked salmon to be an Air Fryer Salmon recipe. That’s exactly what we did with our Baked Salmon with Garlic and Dijon when we created this Easy Air Fryer Salmon. It’s done in a fraction of the time and the air fryer creates an irresistible little crisp edge that seals in the juicy center. It’s so good! P.S. Here’s the Air Fryer (Amazon affiliate link) we use and love.
The oven is our favorite option for feeding a crowd. You can bake a lot of salmon all at once and even make it a meal with a sheet pan dinner like the One-Pan Salmon and Asparagus.
Grilled Salmon Recipes
Grilling adds flavor to any dish from charring and caramelizing on the hot grates. And somehow everything tastes better when it’s grilled outdoors. These grilled salmon recipes are a great choice in summer but can also be cooked indoors on a grill pan in the colder months.
Leftover Salmon Recipes
If you have leftover salmon, these brilliant ideas will help you re-purpose leftover salmon and it definitely won’t taste like leftovers. You’ll want to bookmark this list (especially the salmon cakes!)
Serve Salmon with
Salmon pairs so well with a variety of salads and sides. Usually salmon is the star of the show so we like to serve salmon with simple sides for dinner.
- Roasted Asparagus
- Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
- Caesar Salad or Garden Salad
- Cucumber Tomato Mozzarella Salad
- Roasted Potatoes
- Creamy Mashed Potatoes (or White Rice)