If you're looking to eat more salmon
, turn to this versatile list of recipes. You can serve the fish cold in the summer or warm in the winter
, on bagels for breakfast or en papillote
for dinner. Salmon's a rich fish, which means you can pair it with a variety of bold flavors. If you want to add the pink, healthy protein to your meals, these 10 easy recipes will get you started.
Pan-Fried Salmon With Crispy Skin:
Simple pan-fried salmon is one of the easiest ways to enjoy fish at home. The skin gets nice and crispy, offering a tasty textural contrast with the moist, flaky fish.
Roasted Salmon Nicoise:
Impress dinner guests — and yourself — with this fancy one-pot meal. Briny olives and sweet cherry tomatoes brighten up the salmon, and a touch of pesto helps create a flavorful sauce that the potatoes will soak right up.
Easy Broiled Salmon:
The broiler makes quick work of salmon. You don't have to worry about it drying out under the intense heat, because it's such a fatty fish.
Smoked Salmon Pesto Pasta:
Toss pasta with a handful of fresh veggies like asparagus, peas, and greens, then add in some silky smoked salmon.
Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon:
Soak a cedar plank before throwing it on the grill. Place a salmon filet on top, and as the cedar smokes, it will infuse the fish with flavor.
Hawaiian Salmon Burgers:
Change up burger night with this tropically tinged recipe. Each is topped with a slab of pineapple to add a hint of fruity smokiness.
Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs:
If you're on a low-carb diet, these smoked salmon snacks will call your name. Chock full of protein, the deviled eggs get a much-needed makeover thanks to the salmon on top.
Salmon Avocado Cucumber Bites:
Cool cucumber and creamy avocado are always a good match. Add some smoked seafood to the mix, and you've got a party-perfect appetizer.
Smoked Salmon Endive Bites:
Bitter endive needs to be tamed with something indulgent. Creamy, cheesy horseradish sauce and slices of salmon are up to the task.
20-Minute Tahini Salmon Salad:
Salads don't have to be boring! A rich protein, nutty tahini dressing, and some sweet bursts of fruit flavor make this one recipe you'll never get tired of.
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