Salmon

Wild or farm-raised, salmon is a heart-healthy meal. From blackened to grilled to poached variations, salmon ranks among favorite seafood recipes -- no matter how you cook it.

Roasted Salmon and Cauliflower with Caper Vinaigrette

Fitness

The same salty-spicy vinaigrette coats both the roasted cauliflower and the baked salmon.

Tea-Marinated Salmon

Better Homes and Gardens

A marinade of jasmine tea and chipotles makes this grilled salmon far-from-ordinary.

Smoked Salmon and Melon Salad

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Lively, spicy-sweet cardamom adds more flavor to this dish and complements the smoky salmon and cool melon flavors. Perfect for brunch or a light, no-cook dinner.

Total: 25 mins

Greek Salmon Burgers

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Oregano, cucumber and Greek yogurt give these salmon burgers their Mediterranean flair.

Caesar Salmon Pizzas

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Caesar dressing flavors individual bread shells topped with salmon, spinach, walnuts, and Parmesan cheese. Serve as a main dish for two or slice thin and use as an appetizer.

Salmon with Tomato Pesto

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Use a cedar plank to grill salmon so the delicate seafood doesn't fall through grill grates.

Herbed Cheese-Stuffed Salmon

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To prepare this main dish recipe, a pocket is cut all the way through the fish that encases semi-soft garlic and herb cheese.

Chopped Salmon Salad

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Total: 35 mins

How to Grill Salmon

Have you looked at those wooden planks stacked in the seafood section at your market and wondered how to grill salmon with them? Turns out, it's an easy way to add a smoky flavor to a simple salmon fillet. You can serve the salmon right on the plank, an eye-catching way to showcase this delicious fish that is rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and high in protein and vitamin D.

How to Cook Salmon

For a low-fuss, light dinner idea that could just as easily wow the members of your book club or woo the object of your affections over candlelight, consider learning how to cook salmon. Cooked just right, salmon has a simple, understated elegance. This heart-healthy fish is also a great source of protein and essential omega-3 fatty acids, so it's good for you, too. You may want to make it your catch of the day any time you're feeling more in the mood for surf than turf.

How to Bake Salmon

If you don't enjoy salmon on a regular basis, you're missing out on one of the best foods you can add to your diet. Salmon is rich in essential Omega-3 fatty acids, the substances in fish that that promote heart health both in healthy individuals and in those who already have heart disease. In fact, Omega-3s are so good for you, the American Heart Association recommends most people eat fish twice a week. Even people who don't usually like fish find they like salmon for its flaky texture and mildly sweet flavor. Baking is one of the best ways to prepare it since it doesn't add fat as frying or sauteing does. Not sure how to bake salmon? You may be surprised by just how easy it is.

Planked Salmon with Grilled Tomato Salsa

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A tablespoon of brown sugar is all you need to help an entire salmon fillet score a beautifully crunchy and caramelized exterior.

Pepper Jelly and Soy Glazed Salmon

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Jalapeno pepper jelly gives this seafood marinated recipe a bite.

Glorious Glazed Salmon

Midwest Living

As the salmon grills, the tamari sauce and balsamic vinegar glaze caramelizes on the fish, adding color and flavor to the final dish.

Peppered Salmon with Quick Ratatouille

Family Circle

Red onion and stewed tomatoes add subtle sweetness to the ratatouille a perfect counterpoint to the peppery fish.

Total: 20 mins

Salmon in Phyllo

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Find phyllo dough near the other puff pastries in the freezer section of your local grocery store. Wrap it around salmon for a crispy pastry seafood bundle.

Smoked Salmon and Eggs in Puff Pastry

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Layer smoked salmon and scrambled eggs with puff pastry for an elegant brunch dish.

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