24 Healthy Salmon Recipes

Salmon is one of the healthiest kinds of fish you can eat, so let’s explore some easy recipes, shall we? Versatile and delicious, salmon meat is also packed with protein as well as omega-3 fatty acids. Plus, it’s rich in vitamins and nutrients that contribute to healthy skin and hair. You’ll be glowing from the inside out with these delicious and Healthy Salmon Recipes!

poke bowl with spicy aioli

Hawaiian Poke Bowl with Spicy Aioli


Poke bowls are a main dish in Hawaii, and this easy recipe blends all the best flavors into one bowl that’s light and fresh, and also nutritious! Diced salmon and sushi rice are loaded up with a slew of fresh toppings, from cucumber, avocado and ginger, to edamame. And we can’t forget the spicy aioli!

Grilled salmon with orange slices on a charred plank

Grilled Chipotle-Orange Salmon

Smoky and sweet, this gorgeous salmon recipe is infused with citrus and spices. The resulting fish dinner is so supremely satisfying, you’re going to love making this salmon recipe over and over throughout the seasons!

salmon fillet in a bowl atop of rice and served with avocado salsa

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

This light and healthy dinner idea features salmon filets coated in a savory spice rub, that are grilled and on the table in under 30 minutes. Served with a homemade avocado salsa for an extra zing of zesty flavor!

overhead shot of four baked salmon fillets on a sheet pan set on top of green vegetables.

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon

Your busy weeknight dinner is sorted with this healthy recipe for flavorful, flaky salmon. Brushed with a garlic butter sauce and then baked on a single pan with your favorite veggies!

side shot of creamy stuffed cajun salmon fillets in a skillet

Creamy Cajun Stuffed Salmon

It’s hard to imagine a more flavor-packed or protein-packed dinner than these tender salmon filets stuffed with a cheesy, Cajun-spiced filling. Creamy and cooked to perfection, this recipe definitely looks as good as it tastes!

Broiled salmon plated with potatoes and greenbeans and garnished with lemon wedges

Tender Broiled Salmon

Tender and flaky on the inside, with a perfect crispiness on the outside, this broiled salmon is the ultimate healthy, delicious meal! It’s so easy to achieve the caramelized crust and savory flavors, you’ll be making this recipe for meals to come.

white pan with four salmon fillets topped with lemon slices and cream sauce

Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

Bold flavors of dill and bright lemon beautifully compliment the flavors of crisp, pan-seared salmon in this 15-minute seafood dinner! Cooked in a creamy dill and white wine sauce, this simple salmon dish is perfect to pair with your favorite healthy sides.

Smoked Salmon Kedgeree


A popular British dish inspired by Indian flavors, try this easy smoked salmon kedgeree recipe on for size! Made with rice, flakes of protein-rich salmon, perfect hard boiled eggs, and flavored with curry spice, this unique dish is a real all-rounder: serve it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Poached Salmon in a Spicy Miso Broth


Recreate the flavors of your favorite Southeast Asian takeout with this flavorful soup made with chunks of salmon poached in a spicy miso broth. Warming yet light at the same time, brightened with the flavors of chilies and lime, this is a bowlful of something special.

Grilled Salmon Kebabs with Orange Herb Marinade


An ultra simple yet sensationally seasoned grilled salmon recipe! Chunks of juicy salmon are piled onto skewers alongside crisp red onions and orange slices. All that fresh thyme and cracked black pepper brings all the citrusy flavors to life!

close up of blackened salmon taco with pineapple salsa

Southwestern Grilled Salmon Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

You’re going to love this healthier spin on Southwestern fish tacos! This recipe swaps tortillas for lettuce wraps, filled with tender grilled salmon, creamy avocado, and sweet-spicy homemade pineapple salsa. Top everything off with a fresh chipotle lime crema for a light and easy Taco Night recipe!

a plate with salmon topped lemon slices and thyme next to asparagus

Easy Citrus Baked Salmon in Foil with Asparagus

The perfect foil packet salmon recipe that’s an all-in-one dinner! Juicy salmon filets are baked with garlic butter over a bed of tender asparagus spears in this no-fuss, healthy meal that’s ready to unwrap and serve in just 30 minutes.

Air Fryer Salmon

Lemon Pepper Air Fryer Salmon


Salmon in the air fryer is the life hack you never knew you needed – until you’ve tried this recipe for simple, flaky, perfect fish that’s on your plates in 15 minutes. Seasoned with lemon juice, horseradish, and fiery pepper corns, this salmon dinner is totally low-maintenance with high flavor pay-off!

Plate of sun dried tomato parmesan crusted salmon.

Sun-Dried Tomato Parmesan Crusted Salmon


Summer flavors of sun dried tomatoes and nutty parmesan combine in this easy salmon recipe. A quick and healthy dinner made with tender and flaky fish coated in a flavorful crust, served with a side of roasted veggies!

Plate of salmon patties.

Crispy Salmon Patties

A classic Southern recipe for crispy salmon croquettes! This recipe is made with leftover salmon that’s rich in Omega-3s, paired with potato skillet fries and a fresh avocado salsa. A perfectly balanced and easy weeknight meal!

Salmon salad Recipe is a salmon recipe with mayonnaise, dill and celery

Salmon Salad Recipe

Move over, tuna salad – salmon salad is the new player on the brunch table. Baked and shredded salmon filets are tossed together with scallions, celery, dill and a tangy dressing made from Dijon mustard and mayo. The result is a creamy, healthy salmon salad that’s ready to serve over rolls or salads for the ultimate light meal!

Oven Baked Asian BBQ Salmon with a fork

Baked Asian BBQ Salmon


Baked or grilled, this easy recipe for Asian BBQ salmon is a real weeknight winner. Glazed with a sticky and sweet BBQ sauce dressed up with soy, sesame, and ginger, the flavor on this fish is just incredible!

Lemon dill salmon and asparagus plated with farro on a gray plate.

Lemon Dill Salmon and Asparagus


Earthy asparagus is cooked together with salmon in this easy seafood dinner that saves on dishes and also time! Effortlessly gourmet thanks to a lush and creamy lemon dill sauce, this meal is perfect for entertaining or family dinner.

Salmon ceviche is so easy to make! A great appetizer for any meal!

Salmon Ceviche

Serve up an island holiday on a plate with this creamy homemade ceviche, prepared with fresh salmon cubes cured in lime juice. Tossed with chopped avocado and shallots, the vibrant flavors come together so perfectly, you’ll practically feel the sea breeze in your hair!

Air Fryer Honey Sesame Salmon


This spicy honey glazed salmon that’s cooked in the air fryer locks in all the sweet sesame flavors! A gorgeous marinade really kicks this recipe up a notch for an easy and healthy meal that’s ready before you know it.

Instant Pot Salmon and Rice

Another shortcut to succulent, restaurant-style salmon that’s ready in minutes! This healthy salmon dinner cooks up in the Instant Pot along with a side of savory rice pilaf. The ultimate seafood dinner that’s no mess, zero stress.

Healthy eating doesn’t get better than these wonderful salmon meals made with fresh ingredients and tons of flavor. Your next favorite meal is just a quick search away. Discover even more healthy recipes using the recipe finder!

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