Salmon is a beautiful fish, and a great way of getting omega-3 and essential fatty acids into our diets. Everyone should have a go at cooking salmon – it’s so simple, tastes amazing and can really make your midweek meals sing. We’ve rounded up our five favourite recipes for you to try.

STEAMED
Speedy steamed salmon

The great thing about steaming salmon is that it’s so easy to get your fish just-right. This super speedy steamed salmon recipe is a one-pot wonder, perfect for a simple family supper any night of the week.

GRILLED
Grilled salmon

If you’re tight for time, this is a great way of cooking salmon. You can leave it ticking away while you crack on with the rest of the dish. This sweet and sticky marinated and grilled salmon is perfect for feeding a crowd.

PAN-FRIED
Sesame seared salmon

To add another layer of texture to your dinner, try pan-frying salmon to create a beautifully crisp skin. This sesame seared salmon is bursting with flavour, Provides three of your 5-a-day and is ready in just 20 minutes!

ROASTED
Tray-baked salmon

Let your oven do the work and roast your salmon for tender, flaky fish. This tray-baked salmon recipe is a great place to start, and you can add your own twist by using whatever vegetables are in season.

POACHED
Warm salmon salad

This is a simple way to add extra flavour to your fish. Try mixing-up the poaching liquor for differing results – fish or vegetable stock is a good place to start. For an easy lunch or light supper, give this warm poached salmon salad a whirl.

Can’t get your hands on salmon? Trout is a great alternative that carries flavour really well, and can be swapped seamlessly into any of these salmon recipes. For more information on salmon, including seasonality, sustainability and buying advice, check out our ultimate guide.

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