View as List 8 Super-Healthy and Flavorful Salmon Recipes

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    Fish and shellfish have lots of valuable nutrients, and salmon is no exception. It is an excellent source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids—good for the brain, the heart, and our general well-being. Here, 8 delicious ways to prepare this firm and flaky fish.

  • 1

    Oven-Roasted Salmon Fillets


    Because salmon is such a rich, flavorful fish, this simple and easy recipe should be part of any health-conscious cook’s repertoire. Pair the fish with a citrusy, tangy salsa or chutney.

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  • 2

    Thai-Style Salmon

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    A fresh and zippy lime and herb sauce—similar in style to a salad dressing—is poured over the hot-baked fish in this easy dish. You could also serve this salmon on a salad or toss it with pasta.

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  • 3

    Herbed Salmon Burgers

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    Canned sockeye salmon is tossed with oats, herbs, a spoon of mayo, and low-sodium teriyaki sauce to make moist and tasty burgers. Serve them on whole grain rolls for an easy mid-week meal.

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  • 4

    Roasted Salmon, Watercress and Lentil Salad


    This delicious salad is packed with protein and omega-3 fatty acids. You can make the lentils and zesty, pesto-style dressing ahead of time—but make sure to serve the salmon warm.

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  • 5

    Barbecued Salmon with White Bean Salad

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    Common pantry staples make an instant homemade barbecue sauce, and this salmon and bean salad recipe is easily prepared in a flash.

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  • 6

    Salmon Steaks with Salsa Verde

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    Fish steaks need the skin and center bone to help hold them together when they cook. You can remove both before serving with the sauce. This dish goes well with a side of spiced brown rice.

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  • 7

    Poached Salmon with Green Mayonnaise

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    The classic accompaniment to poached salmon sounds better in French: mayonnaise verte. Fresh spinach and herbs lend the sauce its color. This would make a great dish served at a festive brunch.

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  • 8

    Salmon, Snow Pea & Potato Salad

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    The potatoes, peas, and corn are tossed with a creamy, citrusy dressing. Then the salmon is gently folded in, and the whole delicious mixture is served on a bed of fresh greens.

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