6 Super Simple Weeknight Dinner Salmon Recipes


6 Super Simple Weeknight Dinner Salmon Recipes

We never get tired of salmon. It’s easy to handle, it’s got great flavor, silky richness, and it’s extremely versatile.  It takes well to almost every kind of cooking treatment—sautéing, roasting, poaching, and you can’t get tired of it because you can shower it with seasonings from any cuisine—Asian, Mediterranean, and any version of “New American” ingredients (I don’t even know what I mean by that, but I guess I’m thinking of salmon dishes that you would find in a cool neighborhood restaurant.

Salmon is available everywhere. You can use farmed salmon or seek out wild Alaska salmon when it’s in season (there are a whole bunch of varieties to choose from from Coho to King to Sockeye—check here to see what the differences are.

Here are a bunch of salmon recipes to keep dinner interesting for a while!


Simple Asian Salmon

Simple Asian Salmon with Sautéed Corn and Zucchini / Carrie Crow / Katie Workman / themom100.com

4 ingredients, not including the salmon. Wow, right? Seriously, by the time you preheat the oven the marinade will have been made and the salmon will have gotten its quick 15 minutes of soaking time, and you’d better have started the rice and made a salad or whatever because dinner is about to be ready!

Click here for the recipe.


Salmon with Tarragon Vinaigrette

Salmon with Tarragon Vinaigrette / Sarah Crowder / Katie Workman / themom100.com

Fancy enough for company, easy enough for a weeknight.

Click here for the recipe.


Poached Salmon with Cilantro Sauce

Poached Salmon with Cilantro Sauce / Mandy Maxwell / Katie Workman / themom100.com

An extremely easy, foolproof method for poaching salmon, and—if cilantro doesn’t float your boat—several choices of sauces to go with.

Click here for the recipe.


Horseradish Ginger Salmon

Horseradish Ginger Salmon / Photo by Kerri Brewer / Katie Workman / themom100.com

A little east meets west-ish moment. (Think about wasabi—Japanese horseradish, right?)

Click here for the recipe.


Thai Salmon

Thai Salmon / Carrie Crow / Katie Workman / themom100.com

This is one of those dishes (like most Thai dishes in my opinion) that you Just. Can’t. Stop. Eating. And it couldn’t be faster to make.

Click here for the recipe.


Honey-Hoisin Salmon

Honey-Hoisin Salmon / Sarah Crowder / Katie Workman / themom100.com

When in doubt about how to get kids to embrace fish, head over to the Asian part of your pantry.

Click here for the recipe.

 

Here are 6 Super Simple Weeknight Dinner Salmon Recipes! Salmon is extremely versatile and these easy recipes will make dinner interesting for a while.

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