Looking for the best salmon recipes? Want to know how to cook salmon? You can do a lot with a salmon fillet. Poaching, grilling, shredding into salads, wrapping in crusts and pastry… Take a look at our easy and inspiring salmon fillet recipe ideas that make the most of this vitamin-packed fish.
We also have baked salmon recipes (posh salmon en croute, whole baked salmon) and more inspiring ideas to make the healthy fish exciting – refreshing salmon salad recipes, ramen and salmon fishcakes.
Salmon fillet recipes
Check out our easy salmon recipe with spicy cajun seasoning. Serve this flavour-packed salmon with rosemary sweet potato fries, a simple midweek meal for two.
Check out this vibrant salmon tartare with cured egg yolks and pickled veg. Buy fresh rather than frozen salmon fillets – the fresher, the better.
Check out our quick and simple marinaded chilli-salt salmon. This colourful recipe is not only easy to make it’s low in calories, too.
One of our favourite salmon fillet recipes. Cook this salmon dish for a simple midweek meal for two. This easy salmon recipe is packed with plenty of zesty vegetables and it’s ready in 30 minutes. Here are our quick and healthy recipes to try.
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.
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. Try our other healthy fish recipes here.
An easy baked salmon recipe for a vibrant midweek meal, this is one of our healthiest salmon recipes. It takes 15 minutes in the oven and it’s full of protein, healthy and low in calories.
A sophisticated meal for two, this quick and easy salmon fillet recipe with sharp and creamy potato salad is exactly what you need to lift you out of that mid-week work slump.
One of our most popular grilled salmon recipes, made with Indian tandoori paste. Simply grill, then serve alongside quick and easy mushy peas – with a twist.
Steamed 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.
Our 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 table in less than 30 minutes so it’s perfect for a quick and healthy midweek meal.
This delicious dukkah-crusted salmon with cucumber and chilli salad is really easy to prepare – perfect for a quick midweek meal ready in under 30 minutes.
This grilled salmon recipe with sriracha and lime, and avocado cream, is high protein, low calorie, gluten-free and ready in just 15 minutes. What more could you want?
Our recipe for harissa salmon with mixed grains and spinach is super easy to make, ready in just 15 minutes and gluten-free
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.
Baked salmon recipes
A lighter pastry wrapping is complimented by our really easy spiced tomato and ginger jam for a healthy midweek meal.
Our absolute favourite salmon and pastry combo. Such a simple method to follow, with impressive results – we recommend it for dinner parties.
Salmon salad recipes
Try our simple salmon salad recipe with crunchy greens and a sweet teriyaki dressing, ready in just 15 minutes.
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
A quick and easy recipe for hot-smoked salmon salad with teriyaki dressing. Ready in 20 minutes and under 500 calories.
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.
Healthy, refreshing and a great one to take to the office the next day. We do love a colourful salmon salad.
Other best salmon recipes
Flavoured with dill and allspice, this salmon and potato soup is a Finnish classic. Bake some fresh rye bread to make the most of this scandi dish.
Looking for an exciting salmon recipe? Our idea 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.
Much more sophisticated than the classic burger, our Thai salmon patty with Asian slaw is a lighter and more fragrant option. Try our best burger recipes here.
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. Here’s our guide to making the perfect baked potatoes, with some fun topping ideas.
This Asian-inspired recipe pairs salmon with a zingy, chilli-studded broth – serve over instant noodles for a bit of kitchen magic! Here are our favourite noodle soup recipes.
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.
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. More pizza ideas here.
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.
Our healthy open salmon sandwich is packed with delicious, fresh flavours but is ready in just 20 minutes and under 500 calories
Avocados are really versatile, try them baked with smoked salmon and egg for a quick, healthy brunch. Here are more brunch ideas to try.
This crustless hot-smoked salmon and broccoli quiche is ready in under an hour and under 300 calories – perfect for the 5:2 diet. More 5:2 diet inspiration here.
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.