16 Delicious and Healthy Salmon Recipes

Words: Dumi Mparutsa

Salmon is one of the most famed freshwater fish known for its delicate yet rich flavour and beautiful texture. Whether you prefer pan-fried, cured, smoked or as tartare  – take a look at the list below where we have a selection of healthy salmon recipes for every palate.

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Our Favourite Healthy Salmon Recipes

Cured Salmon Recipes

Beetroot Cured Salmon with a Beetroot and Horseradish Cream

This dish highlights how well salmon and beetroot work together, as well as just how easy it is cure fish. Don’t be afraid of the horseradish, it adds a wonderful spiciness to everything.

Get the recipe for this Beetroot Cured Salmon with a Beetroot and Horseradish Cream

New Style Salmon

This lovely fresh fish is finished with a dressing of soy, sesame and garlic and is simple but so delicious.

Get the recipe for this New Style Salmon

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Salmon and Scallop Ceviche

A fresh, light and delicious dish. although scallops are not that easy to come by, if you can get hold of them, they are a real treat.

Try this Salmon and Scallop Ceviche recipe

Salmon with Fresh Granadilla

Granadilla is delicious with raw salmon, like in a ceviche or, in this case, with a lightly smoked salmon.

Try this Salmon with Fresh Granadilla recipe

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Salmon Mousse Recipes

Smoked Salmon Mousse

This light, fluffy mousse is layered with smokey flavours, a bite of capers and a zing of fresh citrus, it is simply delicious.

Get the recipe for this Smoked Salmon Mousse

Smoked Salmon, Watercress and Mustard Terrine with Sesame Green Beans

This terrine is so simple and easy to make, but it looks and tastes like you’ve spent hours in the kitchen.

Get the recipe for this Smoked Salmon, Watercress and Mustard Terrine with Sesame Green Beans

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Baked, Poached and Pan-Fried Healthy Salmon Recipes

Summer Pan Fried Salmon

Pan-fried Salmon served with Vegetables, Roasted Vine Tomatoes and Dill Yoghurt.

Get this Summer Pan-Fried Salmon recipe

Lemongrass Salmon

The most delicious salmon recipe you’ll ever get your hands on!

Get this Lemongrass Salmon recipe

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Oven Baked Salmon Rolled in Black Sesame Seeds

The sesame seeds give a great crusty top to the delicate oven-baked Salmon.

Get this Oven Baked Salmon Rolled in Black Sesame Seeds recipe

NIÇOISE SALAD WITH POACHED SALMON AND SWEET MUSTARD DRESSING

A deliciously light and filling salad, full of healthy omegas – perfect for summer.

Try this Niçoise Salad with Poached Salmon and Sweet Mustard Dressing

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Fancy Salmon Recipes to Impress

SALMON MI-CUIT WITH BLACK BELGUA LENTILS

Roughly translated from French, mi-cuit means ‘half cooked’. This method of brining and slow cooking gives the salmon a succulent, tender texture.

Get the Salmon Mi-Cuit recipe

Salmon Squares with Shaved Radish

A bite of delicate salmon with a kick of chilli. Serve as a stunning canapé when entertaining.

Get this Salmon Squares with Shaved Radish recipe

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Salmon Tartare Recipes

Smoked Salmon Tartare

This superb smoked salmon tartare salad is a must-try!

Get this Smoked Salmon Tartare recipe

Salmon Tartar with Picked Radish, Ponzu Reduction and Guacamole

Deceivingly simple to prepare and such a showstopper.

Get this Salmon Tartar with Pickled Radish, Ponzu Reduction and Guacamole recipe

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Everyday Salmon Recipes

FLATBREAD WITH CREAM CHEESE, SMOKED SALMON TROUT AND WATERCRESS

A great dish to serve to friends when entertaining.

Get the recipe for this Flatbread with cream cheese and smoked salmon

BAKED EGGS IN AVOCADOS WITH GUACAMOLE AND SALMON

Avos make for a nutrient-rich breakfast. Baked with salmon that are a delicious breakfast or light lunch option.

Get this Baked Eggs in Avo with Smoked Salmon recipe

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Need some help selecting what fish to buy? Check out our fish buying guide. Looking for some other fish recipe inspiration? Check out our favourite healthy fish recipes.

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