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30 Best Salmon Recipes

salmon braised in a green curry sauce in a skillet

We’ve rounded up 30 of the best salmon recipes the internet has to offer! Quick, practical and delicious, these are our very favorite ways to use salmon for lunch or dinner!

Curry Salmon and More.

Salmon Niçoise salad with green beens, eggs, tomatoes and olives and potatoes

A Beautiful Salmon Dish for Your Guests

skewered salmon bites on a tray topped with wasabi mayo and fresh cilantro

Gorgeously Glazed Salmon

Seared garlic-ginger salmon over brown rice, avocado, cucumber, nori in a bowl.
coconut rice salmon bowl with mango, avocado, cilantro and coconut rice

Salmon + Rice, 3 Ways.

Salmon Pasta With Homemade Pesto in a bowl with green beans, orecchiette, basil, lemons and parmesan cheese.
Roasted Salmon With Spring Pesto on a platter with radishes, mint, cilantro and carrot ribbons

Roasted Salmon, Pure Perfection.

salmon and grapefruit salad with honey mustard dressing styled on a plate

Salmon for Lunch!

salmon in foil with avocado tomato salad in tin foil on a baking sheet
honey mustard salmon with summer vegetable salad

Summer Means Grilled Salmon.

ginger garlic salmon dinner with bok choy

Easy Peasy Salmon Dinners.

salmon chowder in a bowl with crusty bread

Salmon Soup is A Beautiful Thing Indeed.

  • Made with fresh salmon, salty bacon and hearty potatoes this creamy and buttery salmon chowder is the ultimate comfort food.
  • This easy and bright salmon soup uses simple ingredients and comes together in just over 20 minutes.
  • Another quick-to-make meal-in-a-bowl is this Asian Salmon-and-Rice Soup.
salmon in parchment paper pouches opened and topped with lemon and fennel and dill with a fork

In A Rush? The Easiest Salmon Recipes To the Rescue!

  • Cooking salmon in parchment (Salmon en papillote) is a nearly fool-proof method—thanks steam!—for producing moist, tender fish. And it’s way easier than it sounds.
  • Dishes? Ain’t nobody got time for that. Put all your ingredients on one sheet pan with this Asian Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner.
  • Peach season is almost here and this Easy Baked Salmon with Chipotle Peach Salsa is calling my name. The spicy peach salsa with fresh cherry tomatoes makes a delicious accompaniment to the baked salmon.

We hope you enjoy these 30 Best Salmon Recipes! If you whip them up, let us know! Snap a photo of your fishy dishes and tag us on Instagram using @themodernproper and #themodernproper. Happy eating!