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We love to feature salmon regularly for dinner in our home. Salmon is a lean protein, loaded with healthy fat and other beneficial nutrients. To help you put salmon on your table regularly, we have assembled a collection of the Best Healthy Salmon Recipes. This includes some of our favorites from Cooking Chat along with ideas from fellow bloggers. Scroll through to get some ideas, or jump ahead to the section of interest: Salmon Recipes from the Stovetop | Easy Baked Salmon Recipes | Grilled Salmon Recipes
Healthy Salmon Recipes from the Stovetop
I find that pan searing salmon on the stovetop is probably the easiest way to prepare healthy salmon recipes. Cooked on fairly high heat on a nonstick pan, pan seared salmon takes about five to seven minutes to cook. You get a bit of caramelization on the outside of the fish, and the salmon flavor is sealed in nicely. Check out our collection of healthy salmon recipes from the stovetop for recipe ideas.
Our simple Pan Seared Salmon gets served with Asian greens for a super quick and healthy salmon recipe.
Five ingredients and on the table in 15 minutes? Surely that’s enough to quality this Mirin-Glazed Salmon from What a Girl Eats for a spot in our Best Healthy Salmon Recipes list!
Here’s one of our favorite healthy salmon recipes. Pan seared salmon topped with vitamin C rich strawberries, served over quinoa. Can’t get too much healthier!
Another healthy salmon recipe that doubles down on nutrition with a nutrient packed side. In this case, Cheerful Kitchen serves the salmon with a cauliflower carrot mash.
This Blackened Salmon Salad with Huckleberry Vinaigrette from My Gluten-Free Kitchen is a nice, light salmon dish. And it’s gluten-free, helpful for those with that concern.
This recipe for Pan Fried Salmon Patties from Food Meanderings uses canned salmon, which would be a convenient way to get more salmon into your diet. The dish also comes with a wine pairing suggestion– try it with a Vinho Verde, says Terri.
Easy Baked Salmon Recipes
Baking salmon is an easy method for preparing the healthy fish. Follow the timing given in these recipes, put your salmon in the oven along with the fixings called for, and you will have a healthy meal ready in fifteen to twenty minutes.
Easy instructions from Green Healthy Cooking for baking sockeye salmon and combining it with greens for a healthy Sockeye Salmon Salad.
The Sweet and Spicy Salmon Tacos from Killing Thyme come with a tasty apple almond slaw. A salmon recipe inspired by BBQ!
Kelly from The Hungry Bluebird tells us how this Roasted Salmon recipe turned her into a salmon fan. The marinade is key to reducing the fishy flavor, Kelly tells us.
This Sheet Pan Maple Dijon Salmon recipe from Lively Table adds two more nutrient rich foods alongside the salmon– sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts. I definitely need to try it!
This Sriracha Honey Salmon from Running To The Kitchen comes with veggies…along with Gina’s story of a trip to Alaska to learn more about wild salmon and the fishing industry there.
Grilled Salmon Recipes
We are in a cold stretch where double digit temps are considered “warm”. Yesterday’s blast of snow makes grilling seem far away, but when that snow does melt, I will be grilling our salmon! Here are some great healthy grilled salmon recipes for you to think about as we await the spring.
Grilled Salmon with Cauliflower Rice
Grilled Salmon with Cauliflower Rice from The Organic Kitchen sure looks good! Stop by the article for tips on how to get those grill marks, too.
This recipe from Unsophisticook gives you a good method for grilling salmon in foil packets along with some lemony garlic butter and green beans.
I love the combination of salmon and mushrooms, so had to include one of my recipes that put those together for you. I picked the Grilled Salmon with Portobello Mushrooms, as this doesn’t use any cream or butter for the mushrooms as some other versions do. Oh yes, Pinot Noir is perfect with salmon and mushrooms, too.