Salmon is one of the most versatile fish options on the market. It can be prepared easily in many different variations, and even though it has a strong flavor, it combines well with many other foods, seasonings, and spices.
If you're looking for a new way to serve up this good-for-you fish, here are 15 that are worth a try.
Lox isn't just a brunch food — you can serve the salt-cured salmon for dinner as well. Maybe it's time to make it homemade. You'll get to boast about your accomplishments while everyone is happily munching away.
The key to this delicious salmon recipe is baking it low and slow — and keeping a pan of water in the oven while it's cooking. This will keep your fillets from drying out.
These salmon cakes are a great way to reimagine leftover salmon. They are a cinch to whip up and can be made a couple at a time or in a big batch, depending on how much salmon you have and how many mouths you have to feed.
Make this dip the next time you're having a low-key dinner with friends where everyone brings something to share. It's sophisticated and simple, and we promise there won't be any left at the end.
We love this grain bowl combination because farro is one of the few grains that can hold it's own against a salmon fillet without being overpowered. Consider this the meal that will help you stick to any diet goals you've made this year.
If you're looking for an easy salmon recipe, look no further. You won't need a ton of extra time for this slow-cooker dish, but you do still get to enjoy a pretty much hands-free meal of perfectly poached fish fillet.
If you've never had onigiri, you're in for a treat. These rice balls are kind of like the sandwiches of Japanese cuisine. And while you can make them with any number of flavors and fillings, we're partial to this rich salmon version.
If you're planning to serve salmon for a dinner party, this is the recipe to choose. It's simple to prepare, looks incredibly impressive, and tastes just as good when served hot or cold. So if your dinner guests show up late, you can still serve it stress-free.
There's no better flavor combination than a delicious seafood dish loaded with plenty of scallions and ginger. This flavorful meal will earn a place in your weeknight meal rotation for sure.
Would you have ever guessed that this elegant meal comes together in just 20 minutes? Be sure not to skip the panko bread crumbs, which make the crust so flaky and light.
This dish is so simple to make because it only has four ingredients, but don't think that a straightforward recipe means it's lacking in flavor. The key is broiling it in the oven to really bring out the caramel flavors.
Perfect for brunch or breakfast-for-dinner, these easy-to-make egg boats are a crowd-pleaser. And once you get the technique down, the sky is the limit in terms of fillings you can use. Salmon's still our favorite, though.
This quick salmon dish is anything but basic. It gets its mouth-watering flavor from the spiced butter made with Baharat, a Middle-Eastern spice blend that includes black pepper, cumin, cinnamon, cloves, and other warming spices.
To make this salmon and potato salad truly delightful, make sure you select a high-quality canned salmon. There are plenty of great, reasonably priced options out there now, and you'll be able to taste the difference in this salad.
We can think of no more decadent sandwich than a salmon BLT. It has everything we could want in one delicious, compact dish. To really take things to the next level, serve it on a buttery croissant. Perfection!
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