Best salmon recipes

Best ever easy salmon recipes

Our 26 best salmon recipes use salmon fillets to create easy salmon recipes that will impress. Salmon en croute to scandi-style salmon fillets and salmon salads

Try our best salmon recipes. You can do a lot with a salmon fillet. Poaching, grilling, shredding into salads, wrapping in crusts and pastry… Take a look at our 26 easy and inspiring salmon fillet recipe ideas that make the most of this vitamin-packed fish. From classic salmon en croute, to Asian fusion dishes including a fragrant salmon burger, and colourful salmon salads (and even a salmon pizza!) to please a crowd.


Scandi-style salmon with pickle potato salad

A sophisticated meal for two, this quick and easy salmon fillet with sharp and creamy potato salad is exactly what you need to lift you out of that mid-week work slump.

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scandi-style salmon with pickle potato salad

Cajun-blackened salmon with crunchy green slaw

This low-calorie cajun-blackened salmon has a smoky and spicy flavour and balances nicely with the homemade crunchy green slaw. It’ll be on the dinner table in less than 30 minutes so it’s perfect for a quick and healthy midweek meal.

cajun salmon

Salmon en croute

Our absolute favourite salmon and pastry combo. Such a simple method to follow, with impressive results – we recommend it for dinner parties.


Dukkah-roasted salmon with cucumber and chilli salad

This delicious dukkah-crusted salmon with cucumber and chilli salad is really easy to prepare and will be on the dinner table in less than 30 minutes – perfect for a quick midweek meal.

Dukkah salmon

Sushi rice and hot-smoked salmon salad

This recipe for sushi rice and hot-smoked salmon salad is easy to make, ready in under 30 minutes and under 500 calories – great for lunch or a healthy dinner


Ginger salmon parcels with sesame greens

Salmon is great for a quick and healthy midweek meal. This recipe combines it with ginger and red chilli for a kick of flavour. Serve with some wilted greens and toasted sesame seeds to garnish

ginger salmon

Finnish salmon and potato soup (Lohikeitto)

Flavoured with dill and allspice, this salmon and potato soup is a Finnish classic


Sriracha and lime salmon with avocado cream

This recipe for sriracha and lime salmon with avocado cream is high protein, low calorie, gluten-free and ready in just 15 minutes. What more could you want?

Sriracha Salmon with Avocado Cream recipe

Spicy grilled salmon with pea and mint mash

One of our most popular salmon recipes, made with Indian tandoori paste. Simply grill, then serve alongside quick and easy mushy peas – with a twist.


Thai salmon burgers

Much more sophisticated than the classic burger, our Thai salmon patty with Asian slaw is a lighter and more fragrant option.


Supergrain salmon with chilli and mint dressing

Get into the new superfood revolution with this healthy combination of grilled salmon, farro or freekeh, harissa and herbs… all jumbled together in a spicy main course salad.


Creamy salmon baked potato

This baked jacket potato uses salmon and soft goat’s cheese as a filling for a quick and nutritious snack – perfect for lunchtime or as part of an evening meal. Garnish with a squeeze of lemon juice and some chives to finish.

Salmon potato

Parmesan and parsley-crusted salmon

A breadcrumb crust is a great way to add texture to salmon fillets. We’ve used parsley and parmesan but you could also choose a dill or chive crust.


Ramen noodles with chilli salmon

This Asian-inspired recipe pairs salmon with a zingy, chilli-studded broth – serve over instant noodles for a bit of kitchen magic!


Salmon filo parcels with tomato ginger jam

A lighter pastry wrapping is complimented by our really easy spiced tomato and ginger jam for a healthy midweek meal.


Salmon on potato onion rosti

Potato onion rosti makes a great base to work with. This recipe uses mustard-grilled salmon and a rich garlic mayonnaise flavoured with mint. A quick, smart supper for two.


Chipotle Alaskan salmon salad

Healthy, refreshing and a great one to take to the office the next day. We do love a colourful salmon salad.


Poached salmon with green herb and mustard sauce

Gently poaching salmon fillets is a healthy way to enjoy such a popular fish. The tarragon, parsley and Dijon mustard sauce is a delicate addition.


Pizza bianca with smoked salmon and spring onions

We have taken inspiration for this delicious pizza bianca (without tomato) from The Priory Inn in the Cotswolds. Creamed horseradish, spring onion and smoked salmon, this pizza is piled high with fresh and delicious produce.


Indian salmon with chickpea stew

This recipe for Indian salmon with chickpea stew is a great simple supper for when there’s just two of you. Most of the ingredients you’ll already have in your cupboard


Hot-smoked salmon salad with teriyaki dressing

A quick and easy recipe for hot-smoked salmon salad with teriyaki dressing. Ready in 20 minutes and under 500 calories


 Quick confit salmon with pickled fennel

This quick confit salmon with pickled fennel delivers big on flavour but takes less than an hour to prepare. Perfect for a posh midweek meal for two


Harissa salmon sandwich with pea hummus

This healthy open sandwich is packed with delicious, fresh flavours but is ready in just 20 minutes and under 500 calories


Salmon yakitori with stir-fried brown rice

This recipe for salmon yakitori with stir-fried brown rice is low-calorie, low-sugar and ready in under 30 minutes – perfect for a speedy midweek meal


Baked avocado with smoked salmon & egg

Avocados are really versatile, try them baked with smoked salmon and egg for a quick, healthy brunch


Hot-smoked salmon and broccoli crustless quiche

This crustless hot-smoked salmon and broccoli quiche is ready in under an hour and under 300 calories – perfect for the 5:2 diet


Hot-smoked salmon cakes

These hot-smoked salmon cakes are quick and easy to make, perfect for a midweek meal. You could make double and freeze some for later

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Harissa salmon with mixed grains and spinach

This recipe for harissa salmon with mixed grains and spinach is super easy to make, ready in just 15 minutes and gluten-free