Salmon’s got a lot going for itself. It’s healthy, appetizing, affordable and extremely easy to cook — a perfect choice for a busy weeknight dinner. Which is why I took a deep dive into the sea of recipes on Gusto to figure out exactly which salmon recipes people were searching for time and time again.
Get ready to thaw your salmon fillets and steaks from the freezer, because you’re going to want to test out these remarkable dishes ASAP.
Take your salmon to the next level with a mouthwatering miso-sake glaze. Ginger, sugar and mirin is also added to the mix to balance out all the flavours. Trust me, you won’t even want the Sriracha.
Sure, you might not be used to eating strawberries with salmon, but this dish truly is extraordinary. Maple syrup and strawberries provide the fish with a subtle sweetness, which is evened out by Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar and garlic.
This dish has a little bit of everything: sweetness from the apricot jam and pomegranate seeds, spice from the mustard and jalapenos and some freshness from the mint and basil. Throw your perfectly glazed fish together with some pomegranate salsa to form one, extravagant masterpiece.
Fire up the skillet and prepare to cook this delightful, herb-infused salmon. Just don’t forget to serve it with that creamy mascarpone sauce.
If you’ve never been a fan of lavender, you’re about to fall in love with it. This recipe combines honey, oil and lemon juice together in a light marinade for your salmon, which is all roasted together with a few lavender sprigs.
These salmon cakes are just as good as crab cakes — if not better. The patties — made with fresh salmon, smoked salmon, scallions, garlic, red pepper, dill, egg, lemon and breadcrumbs — are fried until slightly crispy, and are then served alongside homemade tzatziki sauce.
In case you didn’t know, coho salmon is slightly leaner than other salmon varieties. In this recipe, it’s baked, served over a beautiful mix of garlic and shallots and is coated in a heavenly chive oil. Good luck not helping yourself to seconds.
If you’re in the mood for burgers, but don’t want to feel guilty after eating takeout, this is the next best thing. The salmon patty itself is extremely flavourful — thanks to a whole slew of fresh herbs and smoked bacon — which is enhanced even further with a sweet and spicy mayo.