Salmon is one of the best foods you can eat for your skin. It’s loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, which are healthy fats that promote young, smooth skin. They also help your heart and brain. The American Heart Association recommends eating at least two servings of fish each week and salmon is one of the top choices. There are lots of ways to prepare salmon so you won’t ever get bored with eating it. Try one of these delightful recipes and you’ll see just what I mean.
1. Seared Salmon with Lemon Butter Sauce
In this presentation by Dishin’ with Di, you learn how to make a tangy sauce for your salmon that is probably going to be your new favorite food. The lemon perfectly complements the flavor of the fish and brings out its flavor without overwhelming it. This is a perfect weeknight meal for the whole family. Serve it with steamed brown rice and grilled asparagus. Yum!
2. Seared Salmon with Sautéed Spinach and Mushrooms
This is a healthy and delicious meal that you can serve up with a baked potato and create an indulgent meal that everyone will love. In addition to all the great health benefits of the salmon, the spinach contains vitamin K and fiber and the mushrooms will give you a bit of vitamin D. If you want to prepare a meal to impress, this is the one.
3. Honey Glazed Salmon
This easy recipe is one that you’ll come to rely on when time is tight and you want to put a tasty meal on the table. The recipe is super easy to follow and comes from the Cooking with Claudia channel. The glaze makes the salmon crisp on the outside and juicy on the inside. Serve it with mashed potatoes and broccoli and you have a meal your whole family will gobble right up.
4. Maple Salmon Cauliflower
My Virgin Kitchen brings you this fabulous meal that makes use of cauliflower and salmon for a healthy and delicious meal that tastes like you’re eating out. Cauliflower is having a culinary moment right now so it’s the perfect time to give it a try. The vegetable has a great taste and is affordable and easy to find. This recipe combines flavors you love with healthy ingredients that will make you feel great.
5. Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa
If there’s one ingredient that pairs really well with salmon, avocado is it. The creamy texture perfectly balances the firm flesh of the salmon and the mild flavors of each ingredient complement each other well. This is the perfect meal to serve on the patio during the summer, but it’s also fast and easy enough to prepare on a busy night. Perfect!
6. Salmon Pasta
Chicken and shrimp aren’t the only proteins that you can add to pasta for filling meal that is also healthy. Salmon works really well with all types of noodles and neither ingredient will overwhelm the other one. In this recipe, Laura in the Kitchen shows you how to make the perfect salmon and the most luscious sauce to cover it. Dinner will never be the same.
7. Cedar Plank Salmon
It’s no secret that cooking fish in the house can leave a lingering aroma that you don’t really care for. Fortunately, you can cook salmon outside on the grill and still have a meal that is to die for. The cedar plank you use in this recipe gives the fish tons of flavor and prevents it from falling through the grill racks. Serve this with some grilled veggie kabobs and you’re good to go.
Which recipe do you want to try first? What other great ways have you prepared salmon?