Ready to take your salmon game to the next level? If you’re on a mission to incorporate more fish into your diet and looking for foolproof recipes that you simply can’t mess up, you’re in the right place. We’ve got a lineup of easy and delicious salmon dishes that even the most inexperienced cooks can nail. From sheet pan wonders to savory glazes, these recipes make enjoying salmon a breeze.

Four salmon fillets on a baking sheet with lemon wedges.
Photo credit: Low Carb Africa.
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Sheet Pan Turmeric Salmon

Turmeric salmon with cherry sauce and roasted broccoli rabe on a plate.
Sheet Pan Turmeric Salmon. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This sheet pan turmeric salmon with a quick garlic cherry sauce and roasted broccoli is a wholesome and anti-inflammatory dinner recipe that’s incredibly easy to prepare. If you’re aiming to incorporate more salmon into your diet while enjoying a flavorful meal, this recipe is a fantastic choice. It’s a quick fix for busy days when you crave something healthy and delicious.
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Sriracha Honey Salmon Vegetable Packets

Sriracha honey salmon vegetable packets cooked in foil.
Sriracha Honey Salmon Vegetable Packets. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These sriracha honey salmon packets offer a complete meal that’s bursting with flavor. If you’re aiming to include more salmon in your diet without the hassle, this recipe is a perfect fit. Cooking on a bed of mixed vegetables in a foil packet simplifies the process, ensuring a tasty and fuss-free salmon meal, even for beginners.
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Orange BBQ Salmon

Orange BBQ Salmon. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Orange BBQ salmon is so good! It’s a foil packet garlic soy vegetables recipe and a simple 30-minute salmon meal. Everyone is going to love how fresh and tangy this summer grilled salmon recipe is. If you’re looking to incorporate more salmon into your diet with minimal effort, this recipe is a delightful choice.
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Glazed Salmon

Cherry glazed salmon filet on a baking sheet with a fork.
Glazed Salmon. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This glazed salmon is broiled to perfection with a tart and slightly sweet caramelized cherry exterior. It’s a quick and easy dinner option, ideal for those looking to enjoy more salmon without complicated preparations. Whether you’re a kitchen enthusiast or a beginner, this dish ensures a flavorful and effortless meal.
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Bacon Wrapped Salmon

Plate of salmon with bacon.
Bacon Wrapped Salmon. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Indulge in this restaurant-quality bacon-wrapped salmon recipe that’s also wholesome and easy to make. If you’re eager to incorporate more salmon into your diet and want a foolproof recipe that’s a crowd-pleaser, this is your answer. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced cook, this dish offers a delicious and straightforward option.
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Easy Teriyaki Salmon

Easy Teriyaki Salmon. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

This easy Teriyaki Salmon recipe is flavorful, tender, and absolutely delicious. The 5-ingredient homemade teriyaki sauce makes this easy meal a family favorite, and the whole dish comes together in under 45 minutes. It’s an excellent option for those who want an easy and foolproof way to incorporate more salmon into their diet while savoring fantastic flavors.
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Brown Sugar Salmon

Brown sugar coated salmon filets served with baby greens on a plate.
Brown Sugar Salmon. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Savor the caramelized exterior and rosemary mustard sauce of this brown sugar salmon. It’s a quick and easy dinner option, perfect for busy weeknights when you want to enjoy salmon without any cooking complications. Whether you’re new to cooking or a seasoned pro, this dish promises a delightful and fuss-free meal.
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Turmeric Salmon & Couscous

Turmeric Salmon & Couscous. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

This turmeric salmon and couscous skillet is super easy to make on a weeknight and seasonal enough for company. Loaded with good-for-you ingredients and ready in under 30 minutes, it’s a tasty way to incorporate more salmon into your diet without sacrificing taste or time. Whether you’re a busy cook or enjoy leisurely meals, this recipe fits the bill.
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Oven Baked Salmon

Oven Baked Salmon. Photo credit: Low Carb Africa.

If you’re seeking a quick, easy, and delicious dinner, this oven baked salmon recipe won’t disappoint. It’s a perfect choice for those who want to add more salmon to their diet without the need for culinary expertise. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this dish is a fuss-free way to enjoy salmon.
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Maple Mustard Air Fryer Frozen Salmon

Maple mustard air fryer frozen salmon filet with broccolini on a plate.
Maple Mustard Air Fryer Frozen Salmon. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Enjoy the simplicity of making frozen salmon in the air fryer with this hassle-free recipe. The maple mustard sauce adds a delightful twist to this dish, making it perfect for those looking to include more salmon in their diet without the fuss. Whether you’re short on time or just want an easy and delicious meal, this recipe has you covered.
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Baked Panko Salmon

Baked Panko Salmon. Photo credit: My Everyday Table.

This is the best baked panko salmon recipe! Tender and flaky salmon is topped with a mustard mixture to impart flavor and keep it from drying out, and then is topped with panko breadcrumbs that add a golden brown layer of crunch. If you want to enjoy more salmon without worrying about complicated cooking, this recipe is a winner.
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Salmon Caesar Salad

Salmon Caesar Salad. Photo credit: My Everyday Table.

This salmon Caesar salad is a family favorite at our house! It’s a nutritious and delicious meal that’s incredibly easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes. Whether you’re looking to add more salmon to your diet or simply want a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner, this salad delivers on both counts.
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Creamy Salmon Pasta

Creamy Salmon Pasta. Photo credit: Lavender & Macarons.

This easy and creamy salmon pasta features quickly seared salmon tossed in a creamy, smoky sauce along with your favorite pasta. This hearty and satisfying dish is loaded with flavor and comes together in no time. It’s an excellent choice for those who want to enjoy more salmon without complicated cooking methods.
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Blackened Salmon Tacos

Blackened salmon tacos in blue tortillas.
Blackened Salmon Tacos. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These blackened salmon tacos are a flavor-packed choice for dinner. Topped with quick-pickled radishes, avocado cilantro cream, and served on blue corn tortillas, they’re a delicious option for those who want to add more salmon to their diet without compromising on taste. Even if you’re not a culinary expert, you can nail this recipe with ease.
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Salmon Piccata

Salmon Piccata. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Salmon piccata is a great weeknight meal bursting with fresh, bright, and zesty flavor. It’s a lighter seafood spin on the classic Italian dish, and you’ll be surprised at how easily this gourmet meal comes together. Whether you’re new to cooking or a seasoned chef, this dish lets you enjoy more salmon in your diet without any hassle.
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Air Fryer Salmon Bites

A plate with air fryer salmon bites, rice, broccoli and sauce on it.
Air Fryer Salmon Bites. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Marinated in a garlic, ginger soy sauce, air fryer salmon bites are cooked to tender perfection. The marinade transforms into a dip for extra flavor, making it a simple yet delicious way to enjoy more salmon in your diet. Whether you’re busy or just prefer easy recipes, this one delivers big on taste without the complexity.
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Baked Wild Sockeye Salmon

Baked sockeye salmon with herb caper crust and lemon slices on a sheet pan.
Baked Wild Sockeye Salmon. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Baking wild sockeye salmon in the oven with an herbed garlic caper citrus crust creates an easy, healthy, and impressive meal. With a bake time of just 10-12 minutes, this recipe is perfect for those who want to enjoy more salmon without the hassle of complicated cooking. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned cook, this dish is a win-win.
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Seared Salmon with Tomato Corn Salsa

Seared salmon filets with tomato corn salsa on white plates with forks.
Seared Salmon with Tomato Corn Salsa. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Enjoy a refreshing salmon dish with seared salmon and tomato corn salsa. If you’re looking to incorporate more salmon into your diet and prefer easy-to-make recipes, this one’s for you. The simplicity of this dish doesn’t compromise on flavor, making it a great choice for those seeking a straightforward yet delicious meal.
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Sheet Pan Salmon Oreganata

Sheet Pan Salmon Oreganata. Photo credit: Lavender & Macarons.

This sheet pan salmon oreganata with green beans and potatoes is a quick, healthy, and satisfying dinner. Everyone will love the flaky, crispy coating and zesty flavors; this easy-baked salmon recipe is bound to become a new family favorite. It’s a convenient choice for those who want to enjoy more salmon in their diet without compromising on taste or ease of preparation.
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Gina Matsoukas is the writer, founder, photographer and recipe developer of Running to the Kitchen — a food website focused on providing healthy, wholesome recipes using fresh and seasonal ingredients as much as possible. Her work has been featured in numerous media outlets both digital and print, including MSN, Huffington post, Buzzfeed, Women’s Health and Food Network.

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