Salmon Recipes That Taste So Good, You’ll Go Back for Seconds

We love salmon, but even more than that, we love discovering new salmon recipes! Here are some of our recent faves!

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon

If you’re looking for a quick, ready-to-eat meal at home in less than 20 minutes, lean on this honey garlic glazed salmon recipe from The Chunky Chef.


  • 4 small to medium salmon fillets
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp blackening seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup honey
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice


  1. Take the salmon out of its packaging and pat the fillets dry. Season with salt, pepper, paprika, and blackening seasoning. Adjust the oven rack to the middle and preheat boiler.
  2. Add butter and oil to a large, oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Once butter is melted, add garlic, water, soy sauce, sriracha, honey, and lemon juice. Let the juices blend for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the salmon skin side down, and cook for 3 minutes. Baste frequently with the sauce.
  4. Broil salmon 5-6 minutes while continuously basting to ensure good caramelization.
  5. Garnish with minced parsley, if desired.

Miso Salmon

This easy salmon dinner from A Couple Cooks has a savory, long-lasting flavor.


  • 1 pound of skin-on salmon fillets
  • Black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp light or yellow miso
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp sriracha
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt


  1. Let salmon rest at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  2. Make the miso glaze by whisking miso, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, sriracha, and kosher salt.
  3. Preheat broiler to high. Place a large sheet of aluminum foil on a baking sheet and brush with olive oil before placing the salmon on top of the foil, skin side down. Brush miso glaze over each piece.
  4. Broil salmon 4-5 minutes for thin salmon or 7-10 minutes for thick salmon. Brush with glaze again before serving.

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon

A warm winter meal cooked to perfection and full of flavor, this recipe from Cafe Delites is absolutely delicious!


  • 1 pound fingerling potatoes, halved
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ tsp salt, divided
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper, divided
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets
  • 2½ Tbsp minced garlic, divided
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • ⅓ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 bunches asparagus
  • 2 Tbsp dry white wine


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss potatoes in oil, ½ tsp of garlic, ½ tsp of salt, and ¼ tsp of pepper. Spread out evenly and roast for 15 minutes.
  2. Push potatoes aside and place salmon fillets in the center. Rub salmon with 1½ Tbsp of minced garlic and 2 Tbsp of parsley. Add asparagus to the remaining area of the pan.
  3. Combine ¼ cup of lemon juice and ¼ cup of melted butter. Pour mixture over the salmon and asparagus.
  4. Return baking sheet to oven for 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients with wine and pour over meal once thoroughly cooked.

Lemon Pepper Salmon

Simple ingredients can go a long way, especially for this special salmon recipe from Land O’Lakes.


  • 1 pound salmon fillet, no skin
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp butter with olive oil and sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a rimmed baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Place salmon onto baking sheet. Sprinkle with lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Evenly divide butter on the top of salmon fillets. Pour lemon juice on top.
  3. Bake uncovered for 12-15 minutes.
  4. Serve with lemon wedges and fresh parsley sprigs, if desired.

Easy Pan-Seared Salmon

This recipe from A Couple Cooks has an unbelievable and super tasty pan-fried flavor.


  • 1 pound salmon fillets with skin on
  • ¾ tsp kosher salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice


  1. In a large, shallow dish, combine 4 cups of room-temperature water with 3 Tbsp of kosher salt. Mix until dissolved. Place salmon in the water for 15 minutes.
  2. Pat salmon dry, then rub generously with oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add butter and olive oil. Once butter is melted, add salmon skin side up and cook 2-3 minutes until cooked halfway to center of the thick part of salmon.
  4. Flip salmon. Tilt pan slightly and baste with pan sauces. Drizzle lemon juice over the top. Cook another 2-5 minutes until tender and pink.
  5. Remove from heat. Spritz with juice from lemon wedges and serve.

Tried any of these salmon recipes? Share your experience in the comments below!


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