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Salmon: The Perfect Starter Fish

No doubt you also know someone who turns up their nose at the mere idea of fish, but the versatile salmon can change that. Coating with a crust of crunchy breadcrumbs or simmering in a spicy sauce can add tremendous excitement to the humble salmon.

We eat salmon almost weekly in our house. I'll often reach for farmed salmon because it's readily available year round and Its mellow flavor lends itself to a variety of cooking styles and flavors, and the lack of fishiness makes it a hit with my young son as well.

No doubt you also know someone who turns up their nose at the mere idea of fish, but the versatile salmon can change that. Coating with a crust of crunchy breadcrumbs or simmering in a spicy sauce can add tremendous excitement to the seemingly humble salmon.

Flip your fins over these recipes.

 

Spicy Seaweed Salad with Brown Rice and Salmon
Salmon Chowder
Roasted Salmon and Grapes
Salmon with Swiss Chard
Roasted Salmon Stuffed with Spinach, Feta and Ricotta
Penne Primavera with Salmon
Almond Crusted Salmon with Caramelized Onions and Basil
Salmon with Parsley-Horseradish Crust
Baked Salmon with Lemon-Thyme Flaky Salt

Baked Salmon with Lemon-Thyme Flaky Salt

 

There are some misconceptions about farmed salmon that muddy the waters, so to make it as clear as possible Whole Foods Market's aquaculture standards are the highest in the industry. Take a look at this post on that gives you the facts on farmed salmon at Whole Foods Market.

Do you love salmon, too? Share your favorite recipes in the comments!

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