Salmon is quick to cook, so it’s perfect for easy weeknight meals. Get the kids excited with these super salmon recipes!
Do your kids like salmon? At one point, all three of mine did, but I may have overdone it because now only one will eat it regularly and the other two just pick-pick-pick. Hmmm….time to try some new recipes! These 10 Super Salmon Recipes all have three things going for them:
- they’re easy to make (good for you!)
- flavors kids like (good for them!)
- healthy and delicious (good for all of us!)
What’s your favorite way to cook salmon? I’d love to hear about it in the Comments below.
Sweet Salmon Recipes
Sweet Citrus Spiced Salmon from Bite Me More
Marinating the fish in pineapple and lemon juice mellows the fish flavor, perfect for kids!
Slow Cooked Salmon from Kara Lydon
Don’t be fooled by the title, this is slow cooking in the oven, so you cannot overcook it.
Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon from Happily Unprocessed
Just four ingredients make an amazing, sweet glaze to flavor the salmon.
Balsamic Glazed Salmon from The Cooking Jar
If your kids like the strong flavor of sweet balsamic vinegar (mine do!), this marinade and glaze is amazing.
Savory Salmon Recipes
Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon and Garlic from Table for Two
By preparing the salmon and sauce in a foil packet and baking, the fish cooks up so moist and flaky.
Lemon Garlic Herb Crusted Salmon from My Natural Family
Traditional flavors like lemon and dill are a great way to introduce salmon to your family.
Baked Salmon with Vegetables from Six Sisters’ Stuff
With this easy recipe, you get a fish fillet plus two side vegetables all in one pan.
Garlic Butter Baked Salmon in Foil from Little Spice Jar
Marzia shares her technique for cooking in foil and finishing with the broiler.
Crispy Salmon from Just One Cookbook
These fish bites are a perfect alternative to chicken nuggets with a flavorful cripsy coating.
Baked Salmon with Parmesan Herb Crust from Add a Pinch
My family feels that everything is better with cheese, and this Parmesan-coated salmon proves us right.
All the recipes in this roundup use fresh/frozen salmon fillets. If you want to try a great canned salmon recipe, we like Salmon Cakes from MomAdvice, and we call them Crabby Patties (a la SpongeBob).
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