21+ BEST Baked Salmon Recipes

Whether you’re looking for a party appetizer, and easy dinner or even a protein packed salad, these 19+ BEST Salmon Recipes are for you!

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Looking for easy salmon recipes? You’ve found them here with these 19+ BEST Salmon Recipes! Great for weeknight dinners.

Salmon is probably one of my family’s favorite proteins. It’s so fresh, delicious and usually very easy to make!

Not only is it delicious, but salmon has many health benefits! Most of all it is packed with omega 3 fatty acids. It has also been linked to lower cholesterol, reducing the chance of heart attacks, and aiding in the building of muscle.

So whether you’re in it for the delicious taste, the health benefits or both, you are sure to love these 19+ BEST Salmon Recipes!

A plate of salmon with rice

Ranch Salmon

4.35 from 29 votes
Looking for an simple weeknight meal with minimal ingredients? This easy Ranch Salmon is it!
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salmon pattie with white creamy sauce on top

Southern Salmon Croquettes Recipe

4.22 from 989 votes
Salmon Croquettes are a southern classic! Full of salmon, peppers, onions and seasoning, this versatile dish is sure to be loved by all!
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overhead view of mushroom asiago chicken

Asiago Mushroom Salmon

4.86 from 7 votes
This Asiago Mushroom Salmon is one of my favorite pan fried salmon recipes! You only need 10 minutes to make this easy weeknight meal!
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Fork cutting into pesto salmon

Pesto Salmon

4.73 from 11 votes
This Pesto Salmon recipe is the best way to make baked salmon. With only 5 ingredients including Greek yogurt and homemade pesto, it will be your new favorite.
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easy salmon burgers

Easy Salmon Burgers

5 from 9 votes
Made with sockeye salmon and flavored with tangy lemon & dill, these EASY delicious Salmon Burgers are on the table in less than 30 minutes!
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fork holding a bite of lemon pepper salmon

Lemon Pepper Salmon Recipe

5 from 4 votes
Lemon Pepper Salmon is an easy to prepare, fresh and flavorful meal perfect for any night of the week.
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overhead shot of spatula picking up hot honey salmon

Hot Honey Salmon Recipes

3.86 from 7 votes
This EASY Hot Honey Salmon recipe brings together delicious hot honey sauce with perfectly cooked moist, delicious salmon for the best dinner!
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close up of garlic butter baked salmon in foil

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon

5 from 6 votes
With simple ingredients like lemon, garlic and dijon mustard, this EASY Garlic Butter Salmon can be on the table in less than 30 minutes!
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This BBQ Baked Salmon requires just 20 minutes and a handful of ingredients. Flavorful, quick and easy! Sure to become your favorite salmon recipe. #bakedsalmon #salmonrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

BBQ Baked Salmon

5 from 10 votes
This BBQ Baked Salmon requires just 20 minutes and a handful of ingredients. Flavorful, quick and easy! Sure to become your favorite salmon recipe
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Spicy Cedar Plank Salmon is an easy grilled salmon recipe using a spicy salmon glaze. Perfect for a hot summer night and pairing with a crisp, sweet wine. #cedarplanksalmon #salmononthegrill #spicysalmon www.savoryexperiments.com

Spicy Cedar Plank Salmon

4.92 from 12 votes
Spicy Cedar Plank Salmon is an easy grilled salmon recipe using a spicy salmon glaze. Perfect for a hot summer night and pairing with a crisp, sweet wine.
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angle piece of teriyaki salmon with sesame seeds and scallions

Baked Teriyaki Salmon Recipe

5 from 5 votes
Sweet and savory, this Baked Teriyaki Salmon is an easy dinner recipe using homemade teriyaki sauce.
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Crispy Caper Lemon Salmon is one of the best healthy salmon recipes. This lemon salmon is quick, easy and healthy! Crispy capers add texture sophistication to this easy weeknight meal.

Crispy Caper Lemon Salmon

4.13 from 8 votes
Crispy Caper Lemon Salmon is one of the best healthy salmon recipes. This lemon salmon is quick, easy and healthy! Crispy capers add texture sophistication to this easy weeknight meal.
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maple citrus salmon on a plate

Maple Citrus Salmon with Orange-Avocado Salsa

5 from 8 votes
Maple Citrus Salmon with Orange-Avocado Salsa is a healthy and easy baked salmon recipe perfect for any quick weeknight meal. 
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Salmon Fillet with fresh lemon and dill

Lemon Dill Salmon Recipe

5 from 5 votes
This Lemon Dill Salmon is easy, healthy, and delicious. Baked salmon full of fresh, citrusy flavor is ready in just 15 minutes!
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close up shot of smoked salmon pasta in bowl

Smoked Salmon Pasta

5 from 6 votes
This Smoked Salmon Pasta recipe is a new way to use smoked salmon! You can prepare a delicious dinner in just 25 minutes with only a handful of ingredients.
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serving platter of smoked salmon bites

Smoked Salmon Cracker Recipe

4.52 from 25 votes
Smoked Salmon Crackers are easy no-cook appetizers layered with pesto laced cream cheese, cucumber slices, fresh dill and capers.
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Crispy Chipotle Salmon Salad is a simple and healthy salad filled with a fun texture and spicy chipotle peppers. Top with Cilantro Lime Dressing. #salmonsaladrecipe #saladrecipes #bakedsalmonrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

Crispy Chipotle Salmon Salad Recipe

5 from 4 votes
Crispy Chipotle Salmon Salad is a simple and healthy salad filled with a fun texture and spicy chipotle peppers. Top with Cilantro Lime Dressing.
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Side Angle of Balsamic Salmon Salad

Balsamic Salmon Salad Recipe

4.60 from 5 votes
Balsamic Salmon Salad is an easy salad recipe that can be made for dinner, or even an on the go lunch! Serve with chèvre bread for a delicious combination! 
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Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon is a fast, easy and healthy weeknight meal. Prep this sheet pan meal in just 5 minutes using tomatoes, asparagus and a crispy panko and walnut topping for you salmon.

Sheet Pan Salmon Recipe

5 from 4 votes
Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon is a fast, easy and healthy weeknight meal. Prep this sheet pan meal in just 5 minutes using tomatoes, asparagus and a crispy panko and walnut topping for you salmon.
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angle view of salmon sandwich

Salmon Sandwich Recipe

5 from 7 votes
The Ultimate Salmon Sandwich is the best salmon sandwich because it uses two types of salmon with dilled sour cream and caviar on a buttery brioche roll.
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Pastrami Salmon Rub is a blend of the perfect salmon seasoning! Not only for baked salmon, this rub also work for grilled salmon and salmon kabobs!

Pastrami Spiced Salmon

4.34 from 6 votes
Pastrami Salmon Rub is a blend of the perfect salmon seasoning! Not only for baked salmon, this rub also work for grilled salmon and salmon kabobs!
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Ancho Citrus Salmon Recipe - a base of orange juice concentrate, lemon, ancho chili powder and a drip of honey. www.savoryexperiments.com

Ancho Citrus Salmon

4.75 from 12 votes
Ancho Citrus Baked Salmon is a simple, easy, low fat, vitamin packed, deliciously tasty recipe! This ancho citrus marinade is an ideal sauce to use for salmon! 
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glazed baked salmon on foil

Apple Glazed Baked Salmon Recipe

4.93 from 13 votes
Moist and quick baked salmon with an apple and horseradish glaze. Sweet and savory for the perfect weeknight dinner idea!
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angled shot of creamy dill salmon on a plate with salad

Creamy Dill Salmon

4.84 from 6 votes
This Creamy Dill Salmon combines a quick lemon dill sauce and salmon for a main dish that's easy enough to be a regular weeknight meal!
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Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Dip

4.67 from 15 votes
In under 10 minutes you can have an elegant and delicious crowd-pleasing dip with this EASY Smoked Salmon Dip Recipe! Great for parties!
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Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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Questions and Reviews

  1. Wow, what a great round up! Whatever type of meal is your favorite, there is a salmon recipe for it! The Crispy Chipotle Salmon Salad caught my eye – delish!

  2. There are so many yummy options on this list! The Pastrami Spiced Salmon is next on my list to make!