Five Ingredient Salmon Recipes

Roasted Salmon Fillets
Roasted Salmon Fillets.

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Everyone knows we should all eat more salmon and other fatty fish for our health. Here's the bonus: it's delicious too! Whether you use salmon steaks, fillets, or canned salmon, these quick and easy five-ingredient salmon recipes will help you get a satisfying dinner on the table in a hurry. Even people who don't like fish will enjoy these simple recipes. Salmon pairs beautifully with fruit, vegetables, mustard, honey, and every spice and herb in your kitchen. 

And you can mix and match these recipes with just about any side dish. Potatoes, rice, polenta, grilled bread, and green salads are good choices, as are fruit salads and pasta. Enjoy these easy recipes.

Five Ingredient Salmon Recipes

  • Salmon Fried Rice
    We've always loved fried rice. And this recipe, with starts with cold cooked rice or a pilaf, is super simple and fast. You can use leftover cooked salmon or drained canned salmon in this winner.
  • Baked Honey Mustard Salmon Filet
    This wonderful and easy recipe has great flavor and takes about 15 minutes, start to finish.
  • Crock Pot Salmon with Caramelized Onions
    When we learned how to cook salmon in the crock pot, our life changed. Really! The crock pot's moist and gentle cooking environment is perfect for this fish.
  • Salmon with Lemon Couscous
    Couscous flavored with lemon is a delicious accompaniment to salmon fillets.
  • Crock Pot Poached Salmon
    The crock pot is also perfect for poaching salmon. You can season the poaching liquid any way you like; this is my favorite flavor combo.
  • Roasted Salmon Fillets
    Sprinkle salmon with a couple of seasonings and quickly roast it for a wonderful taste sensation.