Nov 13, Easy Salmon Recipes – Fast to Make and Sure to Please

Delicious ways to cook salmon

Try one of these delicious and easy salmon recipes for a quick supper, a fancy dinner, a casual lunch, or even brunch. 

You’ll find recipes for baked salmon, grilled salmon, poached salmon, salmon appetizers, salads, soups, and much more.  Salmon’s distinctive flavor and beautiful color make it an almost universal favorite. 

Although you can find fresh salmon filets or steaks in most American markets, you can also make most of these recipes with frozen salmon.  Some even work best with canned salmon. 

Photo - Cajun Salmon RecipeCajun Salmon Recipe

Vibrant flavors from the Louisiana bayou make this Cajun salmon addictively delicious.  Best of all, you can make this easy salmon recipe in minutes.

 

Photo - Salmon in Puff Pastry RecipeSalmon in Puff Pastry

When you need a fancy but foolproof dinner party dish, this is the recipe to use.  Easy to make and sure to please, its magic comes from a “secret” ingredient:  frozen puff pastry. 

Salmon CasseroleSalmon Casserole

Make this flavor-packed casserole – similar to a frittata – with canned salmon, potatoes, cheese, and eggs.  Perfect for brunch, lunch, and Sunday night supper.     

Photo - Salmon in Puff Pastry RecipeBruschetta with Smoked Salmon

One of the easiest appetizers of all, these smoked salmon bruchetta also star as the centerpiece of a terrific lunch or casual supper.  Just add soup and a salad.     

 

Photo - shrimp scampi recipeSmoked Salmon Spread Recipe

A touch of horseradish and goat cheese give this savory smoked salmon spread its punch.  Best of all, you can make it in a food processor in less than a minute! 

Photo - Baked Salmon recipe with garlic and cilantro pesto sauceBaked Salmon Recipe with Cilantro and Garlic Pesto

Elegant enough to serve to guests yet so fast you can make it in 10 minutes, this easy salmon recipe gets its winning flavor from a tangy cilantro-garlic-lime pesto sauce.   

Photo - salmon dipElegant Salmon Dip Appetizer with Dill

Sure to be a hit at parties, this easy salmon and dill dip makes an equally good at-home snack or appetizer.  Canned salmon and a food processor mean it’s a snap to make.