11 Easy Salmon Dinners When You’re Feeling Fancy

A delicious, hearty fish like salmon can make any meal feel extra special. But if you’re feeling intimidated about preparing it, don’t worry. Salmon is actually quite simple to prepare, and these quick salmon recipes are perfect for busy weeknights, last-minute entertaining, or when you just want to treat yourself at the end of a long day.

1. Teriyaki Salmon

A horizontal shot of a Teriyaki Salmon fillet, just cooked, and glazed with sauce and fresh green onions.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

If you love teriyaki dishes, you have to try this Teriyaki Salmon. It’s a simple recipe that packs a flavorful punch. Serve with a side of rice and some veggies.

2. Pumpkin Seed Crusted Salmon

A salmon filet crusted with pumpkin seeds. A bit is taken from the filet.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Pumpkin Seed Crusted Salmon is a delicious combination that delivers on Omega-3 fatty acids in a big way. Plus, it’s just downright delicious.

3. Lemon Salmon

A fork flakes away a portion of salmon from a fillet on a plate.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Lemon Salmon is a very simple dish that tastes amazing. With minimal ingredients, you can make this wonderful recipe with what you probably already have in your kitchen.

4. Sheet Pan Hawaiian Salmon

Clean Eating Sheet Pan Hawaiian Salmon Recipe
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Sheet Pan Hawaiian Salmon is a sweet and savory dish that will take you back to the islands. Serve with some rice and a side of asparagus.

5. Hot Coal Roasted Garlic Rosemary Salmon

A hot coal salmon filet laying on foil on a grill.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

If you are lucky enough to cook outside on a coal-lit grill or campfire, try this Hot Coal Roasted Garlic Rosemary Salmon. It’s a great option for outdoor cooking, even on a chilly evening.

6. Baked Salmon With Roasted Garlic Lemon Sauce

Baked Salmon with Roasted Garlic & Lemon Sauce
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Baked Salmon With Roasted Garlic Lemon Sauce is not for the faint of heart. This recipe uses a full head of garlic. It’s delicious, but make sure you don’t have to talk to anybody the next day.

7. Air Fryer Salmon Bites With Teriyaki Sauce

Air fryer salmon bites covered in teriyaki sauce and sprinkled with sesame seeds. Vegetables sit to the side.
Photo Credit: Drizzling Flavor.

Air fryer Salmon Bites With Teriyaki Sauce are a delicious option for lunch or dinner. They are a fun recipe to make and make it super simple to eat with your hand or some chopsticks.

8. Sweet Bourbon Salmon

Closeup of a sweet bourbon salmon filet on a plate with roasted sweet potato chunks.
Photo Credit: Recipe Idea Shop.

Sweet Bourbon Salmon is that dish you shouldn’t pass up. Served with some roasted butternut squash or sweet potatoes, this is a true comfort meal.

9. Salmon Patties

Two salmon patties cooking in a skillet.
Photo Credit: Recipe Idea Shop.

Salmon Patties are similar to tuna patties. They make a great lunch or dinner, and leftovers never go uneaten.

10. Salmon Stew

A black pot filled halfway with salmon stew.
Photo Credit: Low Carb Africa.

If you want to try something unique and wonderful, try this Salmon Stew. It’s a wonderfully comforting meal when you need one.

11. Mango Salsa Salmon

An overhead view of a plate with a bed of rice with a salmon fillet topped with mango salsa.
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Dress up a basic salmon recipe with this sweet and spicy Mango Salsa Salmon. It’s light, refreshing, and comes together in less than 20 minutes.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

A dutch oven with a cooked whole chicken topped with rosemary twigs.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

A skillet filled with ground turkey, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado and garnished with fresh parsley.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.