Rich in omega-3s and protein, salmon fillets are a healthy option for quick and flavourful weeknight meals. Whether grilled, pan-fried or roasted, this versatile fish will surprise and excite your taste buds. If you’re looking for delicious new ways how to cook salmon fillets, here are some delicious dishes to get you started.
An elegant meal doesn’t have to take hours to prepare, like this salmon recipe that boasts bold, Asian-inspired flavours. Serve it at your next dinner party, or on a weeknight to simply elevate your supper.
Seared Salmon and Crispy Tofu Poke Bowls
The popular Hawaiian bowl sweeping the world can be made at home using either Canadian salmon or veggie-friendly tofu. Crisp vegetables, brown rice and a savoury sauce tie it all together, proving that flavourful eating and healthy eating aren’t mutually exclusive.
Roasted Salmon Tacos
Add flavourful roasted salmon to your Taco Tuesday routine for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Ina Garten tops them with a creamy avocado mixture and a fresh slaw.
Salmon Sheet Pan Supper With Horseradish Sauce
Sheet pan suppers are a meal prep hack that’s here to stay. In this recipe, Molly Yeh roasts salmon fillets with fingerling potatoes and broccolini, and serves it with a creamy, Greek yogurt-based horseradish sauce.
Grilled Salmon Sandwiches
Fresh and flaky grilled salmon sandwiched between a soft brioche roll is made even tastier with a homemade sauce of mayo, sour cream, fresh herbs and capers. It takes this summer meal (a must-make for outdoor BBQs) to another level.
Air Fryer Teriyaki Salmon Fillets With Broccoli
An air fryer is a quick and easy way to prepare a complete meal with minimal cleanup. Once you try this seriously easy way to cook salmon, you’ll never make it any other way.
Salmon in Parchment With Ginger, Soy and Enoki Mushrooms
Salmon steamed in individual parchment parcels really enhances the aroma and flavour of this gorgeous dish.
Grilled Salmon and Pineapple With Avocado Dressing
This dish screams summer, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy salmon all year round! Plus, you won’t be able to resist the creamy, garlicky avocado dressing on top of the perfectly grilled fish.
Salmon Baked in Foil
Make this no-fuss dinner on those days when you can’t muster the energy to do much more than throw vegetables and fresh fish together, wrap it in foil and toss it in the oven.
Broiled Salmon With Herb Mustard Glaze
This simple broiled salmon is flavoured with an herb-infused mustard glaze and served with lemon wedges for a hit of fresh citrus.
Glazed Salmon Miso Soup Rice Bowl
Juicy glazed salmon adds flavour and protein to this umami-filled miso soup rice bowl that makes the perfect weekend lunch or quick-fix weeknight dinner.
This bold-coloured salmon is has a smoky, crispy skin and a tender, flaky inside. The best part? It’s ready in under 15 minutes.
Horseradish Grill-Roasted Salmon
This salmon by Anna Olson is roasted in a foil “canoe.” Plus, it has a delightful bread crumb crust baked on top that holds in moisture and flavour.
Glazed Salmon and Bok Choy Sheet Pan Dinner
Hoisin sauce isn’t just for stir-fry! You’ll love the way the sticky sauce pairs with salmon in this simple sheet-pan dinner.
Whole-Wheat Spaghetti With Lemon, Basil and Salmon
A beautiful main ready in only 20 minutes? You better believe it! Try this dish at your next family dinner and prepare to amaze.
West Coast Cedar-Planked Salmon
This seasoned filet of sockeye salmon is brushed with maple syrup and dill, then barbecued on a cedar plank for maximum flavour.
Zucchini Noodles With Coconut Curry Salmon
Nutritious zucchini noodles are topped with a super easy, 3-ingredient coconut curry salmon in this flavourful weeknight meal. For more ways to add the popular summer squash to your table, here are some recipes that will make you love zucchini.
Sesame Crusted Salmon With Roasted Pepper Salsa
Brighten up your plate any time of year with this sesame-crusted salmon served with roasted red pepper and cucumber salsa.
Spanish Baked Salmon
This Spanish-inspired salmon is baked with croutons, olives, peppers, spices and fresh herbs on a single sheet pan for maximum flavour and minimal cleanup. No-fuss dinner is served!