Our Favorite Salmon Recipes, Tips and More!

Our Favorite Salmon Recipes, Tips and More!

At Recipe4Living, we love salmon, which is why we have so many salmon recipes! Now you can find all of our favorite canned salmon recipes, fresh salmon recipes, and smoked salmon recipes all in one place!

Salmon Recipes
Fresh Salmon Recipes

Baked Salmon with Dill Garlic Beurre Blanc

Really easy to prepare and tastes great!


2 lb. salmon, fresh, fillets

1/2 C. white wine

8 Tbs. butter, cold, cut into 16 pieces

1 tsp. dill weed

1/2 tsp. garlic, minced


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Bake the salmon for 12-15 minutes. The fish should be firm but not dry. Place the wine, dill and garlic in a small saucepan. Reduce on high heat until almost dry. Remove from the heat and quickly add all the butter while whisking briskly. When all the butter has been incorporated, allow to rest 10 minutes. Spoon over the hot salmon.

Yield: 4 servings

More Fresh Salmon Recipes:

Salmon in a Snap - With orange and lemon-pepper, this easy recipe prepares great salmon without the help of a grill.

Maple Marinated Roasted Salmon - The sweet maple flavoring and the salty soy sauce make the perfect pair on a nice piece of salmon.

Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes and Basil - Great taste and beautiful presentation. The salmon is moist and full of flavor.

Canned Salmon Recipes

Salmon Patties

Try a gourmet alternative to the beef burger with this easy recipe.


1 can (15 or 16 oz) salmon, cleaned (set aside 2 Tbs. of the juice)

1 egg

1/3 C. minced onion

1/2 C. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1-1/2 C. Crisco


Drain salmon and set aside 2 Tbs. of the juice. Mix salmon, egg and onion until sticky. Stir in flour. Add baking powder to salmon juice, stir into salmon mixture. Form into small patties and fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes, in hot Crisco. Serve with tartar sauce.

More Canned Salmon Recipes:

Sassy Salmon Burgers - These salmon burgers make a great alternative to the boring beef burger.

Old Fashioned Salmon Soup - This salmon soup recipe  is very simple and cooks up within 15 minutes.

Salmon Croquettes - This healthier version of the tasty salmon patties is baked instead of fried and features egg whites.

Smoked Salmon Recipes

Smoked Salmon Canapes

Using smoked salmon as an appetizer can be quite elegant and this recipe incorporates homemade dill butter for added herbal flavor.


1 C. butter or margarine

3/4 C. fresh dill sprigs

1 clove garlic, minced

1/4 tsp. salt

4 tsp. fresh lemon juice

2 French baguettes

8 oz. smoked salmon, sliced very thin


Let butter sit out of refrigerator to reach room temperature. If necessary, place butter in a dish and microwave for a minute or two until butter becomes soft. Remove dill leaves from large sprigs. Add dill, garlic and salt to food processor. Process until chopped. Add butter and process until smooth. Slowly add lemon juice while processing until mixed completely. Remove butter from processor and scrape sides to get as much as possible. Refrigerate butter until ready to use.

Cut baguettes into very thin slices, about 1/4-1/2" wide with a very sharp bread knife. Spread a small amount of dill butter on each slice, and top it with a small piece of smoked salmon. Arrange on a platter and serve. Optional: If you would like to really dress these up, you can sprinkle a small amount of caviar on top of each canape.

More Smoked Salmon Recipes:

Smoked Salmon and Egg Salad - Some smoked salmon adds flavor and texture to an ordinary egg salad. Perfect for picnics and lunches!

Smoked Salmon Scramble - Update your egg routine with smoked salmon to make an ordinary breakfast "egg"strodinary.

Smoked Salmon Pasta - This is a very tasty recipe you can do in about an hour then leave to chill in the fridge until needed. The great thing with salads is that you can take your time and make things look good on the plate without worrying about anything getting cold! Goes well with Rose or Chardonnay.


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