Salmon is a wonderful protein that is also high in B vitamins,  potassium, healthy fatty-acids and antioxidants. This fish can help you from top to toe!

5. Cajun Parmesan Salmon
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5 Healthy Salmon Dishes That Will Boost Your Body

Prep time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 4-oz. fillets salmon (preferably wild)
  • 2 tsp. Cajun seasoning
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/3 c. low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan
  • Lemon slices, for serving


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season salmon with 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning and pepper, then add to the skillet skin-side up. Cook salmon until deeply golden, about 6 minutes, then flip and cook 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Add butter and garlic to skillet. When the butter has melted, stir in broth, lemon juice, honey, remaining teaspoon Cajun seasoning, parsley, and Parmesan. Bring mixture to a simmer.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add the salmon back to the skillet. Simmer until the sauce has reduced and the salmon is cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes more.
  4. Add lemon slices to skillet and serve.

4. Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon
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5 Healthy Salmon Dishes That Will Boost Your Body

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 6-oz. salmon fillets, patted dry with a paper towel
  • 1/3 c. honey
  • 1/4 c. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rounds


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, lemon juice and red pepper flakes
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat two tablespoons oil. When oil is hot but not smoking, add salmon skin-side up and season with salt and pepper. Cook salmon until deeply golden, about 6 minutes, then flip over and add the remaining tablespoon of oil
  3. Add garlic to the skillet and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the honey mixture and sliced lemons and cook until sauce is reduced by about 1/3. Baste salmon with the sauce
  4. Garnish with sliced lemon and serve

3. Balsamic Salmon (Thanks to our friends at BuzzFeed)

5 Healthy Salmon Dishes That Will Boost Your Body

Prep time: 25 minutes,plus 30-2 hours for marinating

Bake time: 11 minutes

Servings: 2


  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 -ounce salmon filets
  • Garlic Paprika Salmon:
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 6-ounce salmon filets


  • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced on the bias
  • 5 ounces green beans, ends trimmed
  • 5 ounces asparagus, ends trimmed and chopped
  • 1 medium yellow squash, chopped
  • Olive oil, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste



  1. In a square baking dish, combine the soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, oil, and garlic, and whisk to combine
  2. Put 2 of the salmon filets in the soy and balsamic mixture, making sure all sides are coated. Transfer to the refrigerator for 30 minutes, up to 2 hours
  3. Preheat oven to broil on high
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper
  5. Evenly coat the remaining 2 salmon filets with the spice rub
  6. Place the salmon and vegetables on a baking tray lined with parchment paper
  7. Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle salt and pepper to taste over the vegetables
  8. Broil for 11 minutes per inch of salmon thickness.
  9. Divide the salmon and vegetables into 4 tupperwares, mix and matching the vegetables to your liking


2. Garden Butter Salmon(Thanks to our friends at primaverakitchen)

5 Healthy Salmon Dishes That Will Boost Your Body

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 ¼ pound salmon
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 TBSP melted butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ crushed red pepper
  • 1 TBSP chopped parsley, for garnishing



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil. Make sure the piece is large enough to fold over and seal the fish
  3. In a small bowl, add lemon juice, garlic, and melted butter. Whisk well
  4. Place salmon on the prepared baking sheet
  5. Pour the butter mixture over the salmon
  6. Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and red pepper flakes
  7. Fold the sides over the salmon so that it does not leak
  8. Bake until cooked: 20-25 minutes*
  9. Open the foil and broil fish for another 2-3minutes
  10. Remove from the oven. Spoon some of the leftover butter sauce before serving.
  11. Garnish with parsley
  12. Serve with veggies, rice, quinoa, or rice

*Baking time



1.Salmon Burgers(Thanks to our friends

5 Healthy Salmon Dishes That Will Boost Your Body

Total: 25 minutes

Prep: :10 minutes

Serves: 4



  • 1 (14 oz.) can salmon, drained
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 c. bread crumbs
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp. Dill, minced
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Hamburger buns, for serving
  • Romaine, for serving
  • Red onion, for serving



  1. n a large bowl, combine salmon with egg, bread crumbs, garlic, lemon zest and juice, dill, dijon, Worcestershire and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir until fully combined and form into three to four patties.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil. Add patties and cook until golden, about 4 minutes on each side.
  3. Serve patties on buns with romaine and onions.




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