Lemony Roasted Salmon with White Wine Couscous
The tangy herbed yogurt sauce also moistens the salmon during cooking.
Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges
Here's the delicious proof that you can serve a complete, no-mess fish dinner in less than 25 minutes.
Poached Orange-Fennel Salmon with Dill Crème
Salmon works beautifully made a day ahead and served at room temperature. For a bit of green, top with fennel fronds, carrot tops, or chervil.
Salmon in Smoky Tomato Broth
This delicate broth is a grade-A example of how to build big flavor--fast. Keep this recipe on deck for last-minute company.
Roasted Salmon with Thyme and Honey-Mustard Glaze
Slices of citrusy lemon and a bed of fragrant fresh thyme lends wonderful flavor to the fish.
Whole Salmon Fillet with Cornichon-Caper Sauce
Ask your fishmonger to remove the long pin bones from the fish--coho, sockeye, or king salmon are good choices.
Salmon with Walnut-Avocado Guacamole
Put this power-packed plate into the weeknight rotation. It's ready in less than 20 minutes.
Slow-Roasted Salmon with Dill Cream
We were amazed by the incredibly moist, succulent texture this technique creates. Ask at the fish counter for a cut from the center or top rather than the tail end so that the fillet has the same thickness throughout. This will ensure even cooking.
Salmon and Bok Choy
Bok choy, also known as Chinese cabbage, is chock-ful of vitamins and minerals. It is well known for its anticancer properties so pairing this cruciferous vegetable with salmon gives it a double punch of nutrition.
Poached Salmon with White Bean and Radish Salad
The salmon takes almost no time to cook, so prep the radishes and rosemary before the fish goes in the pan. If your backyard rosemary is blooming, sprinkle on a few blossoms before serving.
Poached Salmon Fillets
Any fish can be poached--cooking time will vary depending on the size and thickness of the fillets. Serve them warm or cold.
Smoked Salmon, Barbecue University-Style
This whisky-scented smoked salmon combines the virtues of hot smoking and cedar planking. The dry brine in a sugar-salt mixture seasons the fish wonderfully.
Salmon Salad on Arugula
One serving of this tasty fresh fish salad packs in a full day's worth of omega-3 fatty acids.
Garam masala, a warm Indian spice blend, makes a simple rub for fish, chicken, pork, or lamb. Serve the salmon with steamed snow peas and precooked jasmine rice.
Roasted Salmon with Dijon-Dill Sauce
Pungent Dijon and fragrant dill are classic pairings for salmon. The creamy coating helps keep the fish moist.
Roasted Salmon with Dill, Capers, and Horseradish
We couldn't get over how delicious and silky-rich this salmon is, or how foolproof the recipe is. Don't be thrown off by the total time it requires: Think of it instead as a great make-ahead dish, where all you have to do the night of the gathering is pop the fish in the oven for a short time.
Salmon with Snap Peas, Bacon, and Mint
This company-worthy dish is all about the interplay of rich and fresh flavors. And there's almost no more delicious way to eat snap peas than sautéed in crème fraîche.
Baked Salmon with Tarragon-Glazed Cucumber
Cooked cucumber? Trust us. A little heat makes it slightly creamy and helps it soak up the gently seasoned pickling mixture. Thin-skinned cucumber is a must here for its tender texture and bright color.
Smoked Salmon-Cardamom Spread
Smoked salmon is the star of this low-fat spread. It's a great choice for an appetizer, and because it's rich and filling, you'll be satisfied with a couple of tablespoons. Serve with whole grain crackers or bread to add a little more fiber to your day.
Glazed Salmon with Couscous
You can't beat this quick weeknight dinner of Glazed Salmon with Couscous. It's table-ready in 25 minutes. Glazing the salmon before cooking keeps it moist; a second-coat later lets the sweet-tangy sauce shine.
Chipotle Salmon Burgers
Get out of the beef rut and make your burgers with fresh salmon. Yes, that's right–fresh, not canned. The salmon is a great match for the cilantro and chipotle chile in the burger mixture. In addition to the good-for-you fish, the tropical mayonnaise has both mango and pineapple that contribute disease-fighting vitamin C.
Gingered Salmon Over Black Rice with Bok Choy
Pink-fleshed salmon is beautifully contrasted by black Japonica rice in this healthy dinner for two.
Orange-Glazed Salmon with Olive Quinoa
The fragrant orange glaze caramelizes as the salmon quickly cooks under the broiler. To serve 4, double the salmon, glaze, and quinoa, and increase the water for the quinoa to 1 1/4 cups.
Spiced Salmon Kebabs (Tandoori Rawas)
Indian spices such as cumin, coriander, ajowan and cardamom add exotic flavor to the salmon without adding any additional fat. The cubes of salmon are coated in an herbed yogurt mixture that's typical for tandoori dishes.
Citrus Salmon with Watercress Salad
This pink and green-hued meal features salmon fillets, grapefruit, cucumber, and watercress.
Cavatappi with Salmon and Wilted Fennel
The fennel bulb and fronds are both used in this dish, but save the stalks, too--they'll add anise-like notes to vegetable stock.
Broiled Salmon with Creamy Lemon-Dill Sauce
You may find a few salmon options at the counter; go for sustainable farmed Atlantic salmon, U.S. farmed coho, or wild Alaskan salmon. Serve over a bed of prepared farro.
Salmon with Roasted Grapes and Arugula Salad
In this healthy weeknight dinner, thyme and arugula keep the sweetness of the grapes in balance. Nearly all the cooking is done on a single baking sheet.
Smoked Salmon Summer Squash Salad
The salmon comes off the grill juicy yet fragrant with smoke, a contrast to the creamy salad made with grilled and raw squash.
Broiled Salmon and Asparagus with Crème Fraîche
This technique cooks salmon perfectly every time. The sauce is flavorful and rich, but not heavy--just right for a weeknight.
Double the heart-healthy benefits of salmon by coating the fillets in almond meal. Almonds are a top source of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that helps fight against both heart disease, certain kinds of cancers, and certain eye diseases.
Poached Salmon with Creamy Herb Sauce
Poaching is a simple, low-fat cooking method where you simmer the whole piece of food in a flavored liquid. It's a great way to add depths of flavor without adding fat. Here, the salmon is poached in a simple mixture of white wine, lemon, and herbs.
Seared Salmon with Orange-Lentil Salad
Serve seared salmon over an Orange-Lentil salad for a flavorful fish dish.
Salmon Croquettes with Dill Sauce
Back in the day, salmon croquettes usually meant rich bindings and fillers (eggs, flour, cracker crumbs) to hold them together. And they were typically fried in an inch of bacon grease. In my house, the binder is egg only, and the patties are pan-seared in a little olive oil.
Salmon with Lime-Hoisin Glaze with Crunchy Bok Choy Slaw
You'll love this dish for the sweet, sticky caramelized crust and crispy skin. The broiler will get you there in only 20 minutes.
Roasted Wild Salmon and Dill
Wild salmon tends to have a stronger flavor and slightly less fat than farm-raised. Because of the assertive flavor of the fish, the only additional ingredients here are olive oil, salt, pepper, and a couple of mild herbs. The peak season for wild salmon is April through October.