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Quick-cooking and family-friendly, you can’t beat salmon for flavorful weeknight dinners! From grilled fish to pan-fried patties, burgers to pasta, this convenient collection of the best salmon recipes includes a simple dinner idea for every occasion.

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Whether you’re using canned salmon, fresh salmon, or frozen salmon, there are so many delicious ways to enjoy this healthy and satisfying fish. We’ve pulled together a list of the best salmon recipes to make your dinnertime quick and easy. There are grilled and baked options, marinades, sheet pan suppers, sandwiches, pasta, and more. Which one will you try first?!

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The Perfect 15-Minute Grilled Salmon

There’s no healthier, easier, or faster summer entrée than a perfect piece of grilled salmon. This 15-minute recipe is a staple in our regular dinner routine, and I’m so excited to share my tips with you today! Serve the moist, tender fish with a simple green salad, rice, and a crusty loaf of bread.

Maple Glazed Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

With just 5 ingredients, this sheet pan dinner is an easy way to get a healthy meal on the table — even on your busiest nights. Baked Maple-Glazed Salmon, sweet potatoes, and broccoli cook together on one tray, so there are very few dishes to wash at the end! Pair the fish and vegetables with biscuits, muffins, rice or a loaf of crusty bread for a delicious, family-friend supper.

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Sweet Heat Southern Glazed Salmon

One of the easiest ways to prepare salmon in the oven, this Sweet Heat Southern Glazed Salmon is ready for the table in less than 30 minutes! Sweet and spicy red pepper jelly is combined with savory herbs for a flavorful glaze that gives the fish a crispy exterior and a tender, buttery inside.

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Easy Weeknight Salmon Sandwich {20 Minutes!}

This easy baked Salmon Sandwich is ready from start to finish in just 20 minutes! Tender and juicy roasted salmon fillets are seasoned with Old Bay, and served with tartar sauce, lettuce and tomato on griddled brioche buns. Pair the sandwiches with potato chips, coleslaw, or a simple side salad for a quick and delicious homemade dinner — even on your busiest nights!

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Salmon Pasta with Garlic Cream Sauce

A quick and flavorful weeknight dinner! This easy Salmon Pasta recipe is ready for the table in just 20 minutes. You’ll love the tender fish that’s tossed with penne, mushrooms and peas in a simple cream sauce. It’s a restaurant-quality meal that’s fancy enough for entertaining, but fast enough for busy evenings.

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4-Ingredient Baked Salmon

Crisp on the outside and tender and buttery on the inside, this 4-ingredient baked salmon recipe is the easiest and most delicious way to prepare fish at home! With just a few pantry staples like soy sauce, maple syrup, and honey, you can create a healthy and family-friendly dinner in just 30 minutes. Serve the sweet and savory fish with a side of roasted broccoli, fluffy white rice, or a Ramen noodle salad.

Parmesan Herb Baked Salmon Fillet

This rich, flavorful Parmesan Herb Baked Salmon Fillet is an easy dinner recipe that’s ready in 20 minutes — and it tastes like you spent hours in a gourmet kitchen. It’s the perfect seafood dish for a busy mom who doesn’t have the time, energy, or desire to slave over a hot stove!

Honey Soy Glazed Salmon

When the weather isn’t ideal for outdoor grilling, we can’t get enough delicious baked salmon recipes! This easy Honey Soy Glazed Salmon is a quick and healthy dinner that’s ready in about 15 minutes. Best of all, the kids love it, too!

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Greek Salmon Baked in Foil

This healthy Greek Salmon Baked in Foil is an easy dinner recipe that’s ready in 30 minutes! The fish and vegetables cook together in disposable packets with lemon, garlic and herbs for a convenient weeknight meal and almost no cleanup!

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Baked Salmon Fillet

Crisp on the outside and tender and buttery on the inside, this Baked Salmon Fillet is the most delicious way to prepare fish at home! With just a few pantry staples, you can create an easy dinner recipe in just 15 minutes!

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Poached Salmon

This garlic and herb Poached Salmon is a healthy, easy dinner recipe that comes together in less than 30 minutes! With white wine, lemon, dill, parsley, thyme, and garlic, the simple and fresh salmon fillets are perfect every time. Serve the fish with rice, a crusty loaf of bread, a crisp green salad, asparagus, or roasted potatoes!

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Salmon with Dill Sauce

Salmon with Dill Sauce is a classic flavor combination that’s perfectly creamy, tangy, fresh and garlicky! Whether you’re serving grilled salmon, roasted salmon, or cold poached salmon, this simple yogurt dill sauce is the perfect finishing touch on a healthy and easy 20-minute dinner!

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Salmon Burger Recipe

A delicious twist on burger night! This healthy Salmon Burger recipe gives you restaurant-quality taste with just 10 minutes of hands-on prep. The made-from-scratch patties are topped with a sweet and creamy salmon burger sauce made from Red Gold® Ketchup, for an easy and flavorful family dinner!

Flaked teriyaki salmon with rice and green beans

Teriyaki Salmon {30-Minute Dinner!}

An easy, baked Teriyaki Salmon recipe will soon become one of your go-to weeknight dinners! The thick, sweet marinade and glaze yields a flavorful piece of fish that’s delicious with rice, noodles or vegetables. Best of all, the entire meal is ready from start to finish in about 20 minutes!

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Salmon Pie

This Easy Salmon Pie is similar to a crustless quiche, making it perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner! The filling includes fresh vegetables like bell peppers and onions, as well as Swiss cheese and roasted or canned salmon. Best of all, the simple dish comes together in just minutes for a quick new way to add more seafood to your diet.

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Blackened Salmon {Just 5 Ingredients!}

Spice up your next healthy seafood dinner with this easy 5-Ingredient Blackened Salmon recipe, which comes together with just 5 minutes of prep! It’s a classic Southern favorite that’s crispy on the outside, moist and buttery on the inside, and loaded with zesty Cajun flavor. Pair it with some rice or biscuits and a side of veggies for a quick weeknight meal.

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Salmon Marinade with Lemon, Garlic and Herbs

This quick and easy grilled salmon marinade is a flavorful and healthy way to enjoy a seafood dinner — with just 5 minutes of prep! The simple, classic combination of lemon, garlic, herbs and olive oil makes this the best salmon marinade for grilling. Pair the fish with a crusty baguette and a Caesar salad for a delicious meal that suits your busy schedule!

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4-Ingredient Brown Sugar Dijon Roasted Salmon

This 4-ingredient roasted salmon recipe will soon become a weeknight staple in your family’s meal rotation! With a simple brown sugar Dijon mustard glaze, the fish develops a crisp exterior and a moist, buttery inside. Garnish each fillet with lemon wedges and fresh herbs for a restaurant-quality dinner in just 15 minutes!

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Orange Salmon {in Less than 20 Minutes!}

With just 5 simple ingredients and 5 minutes of prep, you can prepare a healthy baked orange salmon for the perfect easy dinner! This entire meal is ready from start to finish in less than 20 minutes, making it an ideal family-friendly seafood supper for busy weeknights. Serve the orange glazed salmon with a side of rice pilaf, a loaf of crusty bread, a simple House salad, or tender green beans.

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Salmon Patties {Salmon Croquettes}

This quick and easy Salmon Patties recipe is a delicious dinner that takes advantage of leftover grilled, baked, or pan-seared salmon — or even canned fish. The salmon croquettes are crispy on the outside, moist and tender on the inside, and delicious alongside coleslaw, biscuits, hush puppies, and cornbread!


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Welcome to my farmhouse kitchen in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you’ll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. It’s down-home, country-style cooking!

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