May 062020

Planning weekly dinners can sometimes feel like an additional chore. Although it’s easier to serve pizza dishes every day, it’s a good idea to focus on nutritious meals for your family instead.

One of our go-to recipes has salmon. It’s a great idea to throw in a salmon to your meal ideas for the week. Salmon recipes will leave your taste buds jumping for joy and because salmon has many health benefits, you can eat it without feeling guilty.

Salmon is high in vitamins, a good source of potassium, rich in Omega 3, and loaded with Selenium. The nutrients you receive from adding salmon to your diet make it a good healthy dish to enjoy.

There are other benefits to eating salmon, especially when it comes to your skin, weight control, and it can even help reduce the risk of heart disease.

These delicious salmon recipes are packed full of veggies, taste, and flavor. Below are must-try salmon recipes for those who love eating it, including healthy salmon dinners for the kids.

Easy Salmon Meal Ideas You’ll Love

An easy way to dress up your salmon dishes is to add lemon, a little garlic and some salt and pepper. What about switching things up with traditional and non-traditional flavors? Give one of these easy salmon recipes a try.

Pecan Crusted Salmon

This pecan crusted salmon recipe is a delicious weeknight dinner meal that is also Whole30 friendly, paleo, and keto-friendly. You will love the crunch crust and tender salmon any day of the week.

Creamy Salmon Pasta with Spinach

Salmon is added to creamy pasta and mixed with spinach for a delicious meal that is ready in about 45 minutes. These are the best meals for at-home date nights as well.

Salmon with Lemon Dill Cream Sauce

If you’re looking for an easy keto salmon recipe, this is the perfect dish to serve. This salmon dish goes well with two of our family’s favorite side dishes — roasted broccoli and other veggies.

Sheet Pan Dinner Meal

Sheet pan dinner recipes are a great way to get back some time. For this recipe, salmon and veggies are cooked on a sheet pan for an easy and quick dinner that everyone will enjoy. You can use your favorite veggies to go along with the perfectly seasoned salmon.

Bruschetta Salmon

A delicious and simple salmon recipe that is oven roasted to greatness and topped with bruschetta, fresh herbs and tomatoes.

Air Fryer Blackened Salmon

With only 3 ingredients, this blackened salmon is cooked to deliciousness in the air fryer and is ready in just minutes making it the perfect easy weeknight dinner.

Maple Glazed Salmon

A delicious maple glaze goes perfectly with salmon to give it an extra flavorful dish that is sure to become a favorite for anyone who loves a good salmon dish.

Chimichurri Salmon

A delicious seared salmon that’s finished in the oven and topped with chimichurri, this tasty dish is ready in just under 30 minutes.

Healthy Grilled Salmon Recipes

There’s nothing like the smell of fish on the grill. It reminds me of the tropics. If you’re a fan of grilled salmon, then the following easy salmon recipes are perfect for you.

Orange Ginger Salmon and Cauliflower Rice

If you have never had salmon on the grill, these foil packets that are packed full of veggies and rice are a must-try. Grilling the salmon just gives it extra flavor and the veggies add an additional delicious taste.

Grilled Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Using cedar planks to grill your salmon makes for a delicious treat since the planks add a mild cedar flavor to the dish which in turn makes this garlic parmesan crusted salmon even more delicious.

Easy Tandori Salmon Kebabs

Perfect for your next summer BBQ, these kebabs are served in fresh pitas and a side of cucumber raita salad. This Indian inspired salmon will be a favorite.

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Onion Salsa

This salmon dish is full of flavor. The salmon is grilled to perfection and then topped with a delicious avocado and onion salsa which compliments the salmon well.

Grilled Salmon with Tomato Caper Vinaigrette

This grilled salmon is topped with a tangy and delicious tomato caper vinaigrette for an easy weeknight dinner or weekend BBQ meal.

4 Delicious And Spicy Salmon Recipes

Some of my favorite dishes include a little kick, and to help those who enjoy spicy food, there’s a list of spicy salmon recipes for you!

Spicy Salmon Bites

A great light salmon dish that includes salmon, seasoned with a little bit of a spicy kick to it, and is then topped over a fresh salad of spinach and tomatoes.

Baked Honey Sriracha Salmon

Sweet, spicy and a little tangy, this sriracha salmon is a great meal that have your taste buds going crazy and wanting more.

Salmon with Almonds and Orange Ginger Sauce

A quick and delicious salmon that is topped with crunchy flaked almonds and then served with a simple orange ginger sauce and coconut rice.

Ancho Salmon with Grapefruit Salsa

A sweet grapefruit salsa that is seasoned with jalapeno, lime and cilantro which goes perfectly with this ancho salmon.

Do you have any easy salmon recipes to add to the list? Share some suggestions below!

Making at-home dinners can be exciting. Whether you love spicy salmon dishes or easy salmon recipes, these dishes are perfect for the family to enjoy.

Fatima Torres

What's life like with three kids and two pups? It's entertaining, that's for sure! MTME breaks down family fun ideas and shares personal insights from a former B2B editor and digital marketer turned mom running a business and a household -- all under one roof. With her husband as her #1 fan, there isn't anything she can't accomplish. Read on to learn how she breathes in fire and exhales success.


Reader Comments

  1. There are some wonderful ideas here! My boys don’t like fish so I don’t cook it often, but a lot of these could be made with chicken and still be just as yummy!

  2. These all sound amazing. I love how great salmon is for you too. I have actually never tried salmon before. I definitely need to give it a try.

  3. These recipes look amazing! I’m totally adding your pecan crusted salmon recipe to my meal plan for next week and crossing my fingers that I’ll be able to get some salmon!

  4. I am known as THE SALMON QUEEN on Instagram, LOL – because I eat salmon every single day sometimes 2x a day (I only eat two meals a day). My method = air fryer salmon. It’s all I ever need. I can’t cook it any other way because the air fryer will always be supreme! LOL!

  5. omg Salmon is my favorite fish! I usually grill it with butter, simple and delicious! I can’t wait to try one of your recipes, can’t wait.

  6. I love all these salmon recipes. We usually cook salmon in a couple of ways. Now we have a ton of ways to cook it!

  7. I love all these salmon recipes. We usually cook salmon in a couple of ways. Now we have a ton of ways to cook salmon!

  8. I like the presentation. I like fish and salmon is an easy buy in the market. We just have to choose the good one., I can follow your super delicious steps for my family. Thanks for sharing this one.

  9. My fave way to eat salmon is just with equal parts diced pineapple and diced mango on the top. Alas my daughters can’t stand salmon, so DH and I usually just have it when they’re at sleepaway camp – which of course is now cancelled for the summer :(…oh well, pinning anyway; these all sound yum!

  10. Hi Tima,
    I absolutely love salmon. In fact, the mere thought is already making me salivate.
    Great recipes all round. Would like to try the maple glazed salmon.
    Thanks for tantalizing my taste buds 😎
    Best,
    Pedro

  11. These all sound delicious! That maple glazed one?! Yes, please! May have to make that for dinner soon!

  12. Wow, so many recipes for salmon! I usually bake it with a honey glaze and serve it with a fresh salad. This post inspired me to try other recipes as well.

  13. I love Salmon and eat it regularly in my household. I love to blend seasonings with mine and grill it. I make variations with different sauces and spices and I’m loving your recipe list.

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