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Salmon is one of those proteins that's both super yummy, amazingly versatile and exceptionally good for you. While it's perfect for weight loss and fatty enough to help you sustain a low carb diet, it's also full of important Omega 3 which makes it a protein everyone should have at least once a week. Preferably more!
A common recommendation is to have two 3.5 oz or
Now as always, I am here to help you make it happen! Being one of my favorite proteins ever I have gathered up so many great salmon recipes over the years - and with a little help from fellow food bloggers, today I'm sharing my 8 favorites.
But first, let's talk leftovers. I hear some people say that you can't reheat fish - that it will go bad, or that it will taste bad. Nonsense, I say! Especially salmon works great to heat up the day after, and if you know you will be doing this you could also cook the salmon a minute less. This way it will finish cooking when re-heating, and you'll get a perfectly cooked piece of salmon instead of a dry one!
OK then - over to what you came here for. The 10 Quick, Easy & Healthy Ways to Eat Salmon! All in no more than 25 minutes from start to finish.
And if you need even more sides to go with it - check out my complete guide to what to serve with salmon.
1. Sesame Crusted [15 minutes]
2. Topped with Lemon Pesto [16 minutes]
3. Covered in Lemon Pepper [25 minutes]
4. With Walnut Crust [20 minutes]
5. With Salsa [18 minutes]
6. As a Sheet Pan Meal [20 minutes]
7. In Tacos [15 minutes]
8. In a Burger [16 minutes]
9. In Salmon Cakes [20 minutes]
10. Microwaved (!) [5 minutes]
That's it for my favorite ways of having salmon! What about you? What's your favorite way of cooking salmon? Let me know in the comments below!