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The 27 Best Salmon Dishes for Every Occasion

FEBRUARY 23, 2023
The 27 Best Salmon Dishes for Every Occasion
Salmon is a delicious, healthy, and hearty fish that works with a variety of cooking styles and ingredients. Whether you are looking for a grilled salmon dinner for a special occasion, a roasted salmon dinner for weeknights, or just a tasty quick seared salmon for lunch, these 27 best salmon recipes are sure to please. From an easy baked salmon in foil to a healthy air fryer salmon and everything in between, these salmon dishes will have you hooked. With flavors ranging from Italian-inspired to classic American comfort, you’ll have plenty of recipes to choose from. Plus, the salmon recipes are all quick and easy to make, and are full of delicious, healthy ingredients. So get ready to get creative in the kitchen and explore the best salmon dishes.
Diethood

Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce

Quick, delicious, bright, and creamy salmon dinner prepared in just one skillet and served with an incredible lemon garlic cream sauce.
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Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce
Cooking Light

Make This Grilled Salmon With Tomato-Avocado Salsa In 20 Minutes

Here we combine two of the our favorite early-summer ingredients—cherry tomatoes and fresh basil—into a fresh take salsa. For the crispiest skin , be sure your grill grates are very clean and the grill is preheated for at least 15 minutes. Avocado adds creaminess and a punch of gut-healthy prebiotic...
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451
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$4.25
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Make This Grilled Salmon With Tomato-Avocado Salsa In 20 Minutes
Natasha's Kitchen

Baked Salmon with Garlic and Dijon

Baked salmon with garlic and dijon is juicy, flaky and flavorful. An easy, excellent 20-minute salmon recipe. Learn how to bake perfect salmon every time!
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7.2k
20 min
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296
CALORIES
$3.24
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Baked Salmon with Garlic and Dijon
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Eating Well

Garlic Butter-Roasted Salmon with Potatoes & Asparagus

This one-pan salmon and potatoes recipe makes a healthy and satisfying weeknight dinner. Find out how to make this easy and delicious sheet-pan meal.
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7,544
40 min
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805
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$7.63
PER SERVING
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Garlic Butter-Roasted Salmon with Potatoes & Asparagus
Once Upon A Chef

Restaurant-Style Pan-Seared Salmon

Golden-crisp on top and just barely cooked in the center, this pan seared salmon is easy to make and elegant to serve.
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425
15 min
TOTAL TIME
217
CALORIES
$3.06
PER SERVING
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Restaurant-Style Pan-Seared Salmon
Eating Well

Sheet-Pan Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccoli

The vibrant combo of cheese, cilantro, chili, and lime—inspired by Mexican street corn—makes this salmon sheet-pan dinner burst with flavor.
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967
45 min
TOTAL TIME
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CALORIES
$7.48
PER SERVING
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Sheet-Pan Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccoli
Featured Recipe
Cooklist AI

Sensational Summer Grilled Salmon

Treat yourself to a succulent and healthy grilled salmon dish, perfect for those warm summer evenings. With an aromatic blend of seasonings accompanied by a mouthwatering grilled finish, you'll have your next go-to summer entree ready in just 15 minutes!
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15 min
TOTAL TIME
186
CALORIES
$2.21
PER SERVING
Sensational Summer Grilled Salmon
Directions
6 STEPS
1
Mix garlic powder, kosher salt, dried parsley, dried minced onion, and dried basil in a small bowl to create your seasoning mix.
2
Rub the salmon fillet with olive oil and then sprinkle it with the seasoning mix, ensuring an even coat.
3
Preheat your grill, grill pan, or gas grill to medium heat.
4
Place the seasoned salmon on the grill, skin-side down.
5
Cover and grill the salmon for 4-6 minutes per side, adjusting the cooking time based on the thickness of the fillet.
6
Once the salmon flakes easily with a fork, remove it from the grill and let it rest for a couple of minutes before serving.
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The Recipe Critic

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Salmon that gets grilled in the best spice rub and topped with a fresh avocado salsa.  
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20 min
TOTAL TIME
441
CALORIES
$4.73
PER SERVING
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Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa
Well Seasoned

Slow Baked Salmon with Herb Shallot Butter

Weeknight slow baked salmon cooks slowly at a low temperature leaving the fish incredibly moist and tender throughout. As the herb shallot compound butter melts, it seeps into the salmon, flavoring the fish with shallots, lemon zest, and fresh herbs. A simple, yet elegant salmon recipe any night of ...
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17
25 min
TOTAL TIME
395
CALORIES
$2.93
PER SERVING
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Slow Baked Salmon with Herb Shallot Butter
Savory Online

Roasted Salmon, Potatoes & Asparagus with Tzatziki

Create a well-rounded meal on an elegant plate with this recipe for Tzatziki-topped salmon, potatoes and asparagus. Everything is roasted in the oven at the same time, so nothing could be easier, yet the result is fancy enough for a dinner party.
1
50 min
TOTAL TIME
425
CALORIES
$3.58
PER SERVING
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Roasted Salmon, Potatoes & Asparagus with Tzatziki
Delish

Poached Salmon

Poached Salmon from Delish.com is simple and satisfying.
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560
4
20 min
TOTAL TIME
276
CALORIES
$4.09
PER SERVING
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Poached Salmon
The Paleo Running Momma

Baked Salmon in Foil with Garlic, Rosemary and Thyme {Whole30, Keto}

This Baked Salmon in Foil with Garlic, Rosemary and Thyme is easy and out of this world delicious! An simple mix of melted ghee, garlic and fresh herbs give this salmon fillet tons of flavor and a high oven temp even gets the skin a little crispy! It's perfect with all your favorite holiday side di...
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448
30 min
TOTAL TIME
317
CALORIES
$3.32
PER SERVING
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Baked Salmon in Foil with Garlic, Rosemary and Thyme {Whole30, Keto}
Sweet Peas and Saffron

Perfect Air Fryer Salmon

Air fryer salmon cooks quickly and has a slight crust on the outside, but is tender on the inside. With a delicious rub, this salmon recipe can be on your table in 15 minutes!
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17 min
TOTAL TIME
288
CALORIES
$3.15
PER SERVING
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Perfect Air Fryer Salmon
Dinner at the Zoo

Grilled Salmon

This grilled salmon is coated in a flavorful marinade then grilled until golden brown. A super easy dinner option that will earn you rave reviews! This salmon can also be baked, broiled or pan seared.
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10,351
167
25 min
TOTAL TIME
345
CALORIES
$3.20
PER SERVING
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Grilled Salmon
Cooking Classy

Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Garlic Dijon Sauce

This is such a flavorful, elegant salmon recipe that anyone can pull off. It's comes together so quickly yet it's sure to impress anyone. Pan seared salmon is perfectly delicious on it's own but when you add a bright dijon sauce like this it takes it to a whole new level!
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20 min
TOTAL TIME
381
CALORIES
$3.33
PER SERVING
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Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Garlic Dijon Sauce
Good Housekeeping

Seared Salmon With Charred Green Beans

Seared Salmon With Charred Green Beans is a 5-ingredient recipe: salmon, green beans, garlic, capers, and red chile. That's it!
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27
15 min
TOTAL TIME
295
CALORIES
$3.06
PER SERVING
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Seared Salmon With Charred Green Beans
Killing Thyme

Easy Poached Salmon Fillets in Tomato Wine Sauce

Salmon is poached in a bath of tomato sauce, red wine, and vegetable broth alongside kalamata olives and fresh basil for an easy yet elegant dinner.
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622
37
18 min
TOTAL TIME
317
CALORIES
$3.86
PER SERVING
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Easy Poached Salmon Fillets in Tomato Wine Sauce
Whole and Heavenly Oven

Pan-Seared Salmon with Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo Sauce

Melt-in-your-mouth pan-seared salmon is covered in an INSANELY flavorful roasted red pepper sauce for a quick, flavor-packed dinner! Serve it over rice or noodles.
3
621
20 min
TOTAL TIME
502
CALORIES
$3.87
PER SERVING
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Pan-Seared Salmon with Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo Sauce
Cooking Classy

Brown Sugar Lime Baked Salmon

This oven Baked Salmon with a sweet and tangy brown sugar lime glaze is one of the best ways to make salmon! It's super easy yet the flavors say otherwise, it's unbelievably delicious! Everyone will be requesting this recipe on repeat.
5
87
30 min
TOTAL TIME
300
CALORIES
$3.27
PER SERVING
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Brown Sugar Lime Baked Salmon
How Sweet Eats

Hot Honey Roasted Salmon

This hot honey salmon is flakey and buttery with a hint of heat and a spritz of lemon. It's an easy weeknight meal and is delicious on salads for lunch!
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6,036
62
30 min
TOTAL TIME
153
CALORIES
$1.10
PER SERVING
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Hot Honey Roasted Salmon
Our Balanced Bowl

Garlic Butter Pan Roasted Salmon with Crispy Quinoa and Parmesan Asparagus

This Garlic Butter Pan Roasted Salmon with Crispy Quinoa and Parmesan Asparagus is the perfect Spring dinner! Easy, delicious and your new go-to!
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1
40 min
TOTAL TIME
588
CALORIES
$3.88
PER SERVING
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Garlic Butter Pan Roasted Salmon with Crispy Quinoa and Parmesan Asparagus
Epicurious

Grilled Salmon in Foil With Herby Garlic Butter

This easy grilled salmon in foil recipe is totally foolproof, resulting in flaky fish with a garlic-herb butter sauce. And did we mention cleanup is a breeze?
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367
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$2.20
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Grilled Salmon in Foil With Herby Garlic Butter
Delish

Seared Salmon with Avocado Salsa Verde

Looking for an easy salmon recipe? This Seared Salmon with Avocado Salsa Verde Recipe from Delish.com is the best.
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10 min
TOTAL TIME
431
CALORIES
$4.58
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Seared Salmon with Avocado Salsa Verde
Foodness Gracious

Grilled King Salmon with Lentil Salad

Premium Copper River King Salmon grilled with salt and pepper and served with a green lentil and grilled vegetable salad.
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5
45 min
TOTAL TIME
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$3.49
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Grilled King Salmon with Lentil Salad
Kale Junkie

GRILLED SALMON WITH MANGO SALSA

Enjoy this summer-inspired dish of Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa. Perfectly cooked salmon fillets are complemented by a sweet and spicy mango salsa, creating a light and flavorful meal that is both healthy and delicious. Serve with a side of steamed vegetables or a fresh salad to complete the meal...
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GRILLED SALMON WITH MANGO SALSA
Nourish Nutrition Blog

Pan Seared Salmon with Summer Salad

This pan seared salmon with summer salad of tomatoes, peaches, balsamic glaze, and basil is the perfect flavor packed 15 minute dinner.
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231
2
20 min
TOTAL TIME
309
CALORIES
$4.08
PER SERVING
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Pan Seared Salmon with Summer Salad
The Stay At Home Chef

Healthy Air Fryer Salmon

Healthy Air Fryer Salmon is a quick and easy salmon recipe, perfect for those busy weeknights. Ready in under 15 minutes, this flavorful and moist salmon is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
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287
13 min
TOTAL TIME
228
CALORIES
$3.24
PER SERVING
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Healthy Air Fryer Salmon
Healthy Fitness Meals

Pan-Seared Salmon in a Creamy Lemon Sauce

Salmon fillets are pan-seared to perfection in a tangy lemon garlic sauce. Easy to make, low carb, and ready in just 30 minutes.
1
198
26
25 min
TOTAL TIME
333
CALORIES
$3.48
PER SERVING
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Pan-Seared Salmon in a Creamy Lemon Sauce
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