Apricot Dijon Glazed Salmon

(Closet Cooking)

Salmon is one of those foods whose very presence at the dining table brings any normal dinner up one notch. Each time I eat salmon, I feel as if it’s a special day, and I simply love that feeling.

Salmon is a great alternative to chicken or other types of meat, tastes absolutely delicious and takes very little time to cook, which makes it perfect for busy weeknights when you want a great-tasting meal with very little effort and these 59 best salmon recipes deliver tons of healthy flavor, without

What Are the Health Benefits of Salmon?

First up, let’s clarify that it’s best to eat wild-caught salmon, or at least mercury-free salmon to get the best benefits of this fish.

Salmon is naturally rich in essential Omega-3 fatty acids (that we can only get through diet as our body doesn’t produce it naturally). It’s also a delicious source of protein when you need a boost of protein that isn’t animal or plant-based. Other nutrients that salmon is rich in are B vitamins, potassium and selenium.

With all these benefits, salmon is definitely a food you want to include in your diet.

How to Cook Salmon

The two most popular or common methods are probably baking or broiling salmon in the oven, or cooking it with a little oil on the stovetop. However, there are also a plethora of different ways to cook and eat this pink-fleshed fish!

Best Salmon Recipes

From casual dinners such as Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa, Grilled Salmon Skewers and Salmon Quinoa Burgers, to more elaborate meals such as Orange-Rosemary Glazed Salmon, Apricot Dijon Glazed Salmon and Salmon Wellington, to Asian-inspired meals such as Salmon Fried Rice and Coconut Thai Salmon Curry—the options are really endless!

Here are 59 sensational salmon recipes for healthy dinners throughout January and beyond. Browse through them and make sure to pin your favorites!

Felicia Lim is the author of the food blog Dish by Dish, where she shares gluten-free recipes that actually taste good!

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