25 Best Smoked Salmon Recipes

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These smoked salmon recipes are not only quick and simple to prepare, but they are also incredibly tasty!

There’s no doubt that smoked salmon is one of the most popular types of salmon recipes.

And while I love it when it’s packed with flavor, these recipes are also fantastic when served with a simple side of asparagus and smoked salmon.

They’re elegant, delicious, and totally family-friendly.

So if you’re looking for ways to try new flavors in your family, these smoked salmon recipes are a must-try.

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1. Avocado Smoked Salmon Salad With Dijon Honey Vinaigrette

A bowl of this salad will bring the flavors from France to your kitchen.

It’s a wonderfully fresh, light, and healthy salad perfect for brunch or dinner.

The top layer is a sweet and tangy mixture of avocado, cucumber, red onion, and dill.

The creamy dressing also adds a smooth texture with a bit of kick.

This is how you eat French!

2. Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Arugula Salad

Pair smoked salmon with avocado, arugula and a fresh lemon dressing for a unique salad that is sure to impress.

The rich, smoky flavor of the salmon meshes well with the creamy avocado, tangy arugula and crunchy pomegranate seeds.

It’s an easy and healthy side dish that pairs beautifully with any meal.

3. Asian Salmon Recipe (Candied Salmon)

Candied salmon is a sweet and savory treat that’s perfect on your Thanksgiving table.

The fish is marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, and sesame oil.

It’s then smoked over hickory wood for a year before it’s sliced into thin strips.

This recipe takes about 30 minutes to make and will have you craving more.

4. 5-Minute Healthy Avocado Toast With Smoked Salmon

You don’t even need a toaster if you want to make this delicious avocado toast recipe.

All you’ll need is some slices of bread, avocados, salmon (or other fish), and mayonnaise.

It really doesn’t matter what kind of fish or type of bread – just grab whatever will work best for you.

The only thing you can do about the mayo is choose between heavy cream or coconut milk.

Either way, it’s creamy and perfect with the salty flavor from the salmon.

Plus, it’s just as easy as eating an avocado!

5. Smoked Salmon Pasta

The secret to this pasta dish is a quick marinade.

A lot of this mouth-watering recipe calls for just a couple of ingredients, but it takes ages to make.

All you’ll need are smoked salmon, shallots and cream cheese.

Also, lemon juice and olive oil will help the mixture to coat the noodles.

If you do have time, it’s worth making a big batch as this pasta dish can be served with or without sauce.

Serve it with some crusty bread or rice for dipping!

6. Everything Smoked Salmon Tart.

This tart is the ultimate in smoked salmon, but it’s not just for smoked salmon fans.

It’s a beautiful presentation that displays a silky and creamy filling with a crispy crisp exterior.

The best part about this dish is the use of puff pastry.

It adds moisture and flakiness to every bite.

Don’t worry if you’re new to puff pastry or fear making your first homemade recipe, this recipe will get you up and running in no time!

7. Smoked Salmon Sushi Roll Ups With Citrus Soy Sauce

If you’re looking for a new way to get your sushi fix, this recipe is right up your alley.

Toss smoked salmon, avocado, and cucumber in an egg sheet and pan-fry until crispy.

Then it’s time to build your sushi roll.

I recommend using tempura puffs or sweetpotato sticks as a base because they hold the cool crispiness of the fish really well.

I like to serve mine with some cucumber slices on top too.

8. Honey Smoked Salmon

Honey-infused smoked salmon is an excellent option if you’re looking for a unique dish to serve at family gatherings.

It’s delicious, easy to prepare, and smells amazing.

To create this dish, you need a smoker, honey-flavored salt, fresh herbs, and lemon juice.

When everything is ready and the salmon is seared to perfection, it’s time to add the honey.

The honey adds such a sweet taste that complements the salty flavors of the salmon wonderfully.

It’s both comforting and tasty!

9. Creamy Smoked Salmon And Rocket Risotto

This creamy smoked salmon and rocket risotto is a light, fluffy, and incredibly delicious meal.

The south Indian dish has one of my all-time favorite sides.

It’s so good I always make extra!

But this recipe takes it to a whole new level by adding smoked salmon to the mix.

It brings such a pop of flavor that makes everything taste better.

10. Traeger Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon is a classic, but this recipe is seriously out of this world.

The smoked salmon is perfectly seasoned with the perfect amount of salt and fresh herbs.

It’s served with a tangy lemon caper sauce for the most mouthwatering meal.

This recipe is perfect for any occasion.

It’ll be your new go-to when you want to impress your friends and family!

11. Easy And Tender Smoked Salmon Fillet

This smoked salmon fillet recipe is a creative way to use your leftover salmon.

The savory sauce and flaky texture pair perfectly with an array of veggies.

There are so many ways to cook salmon, but this one is particularly easy.

It’s an excellent starter recipe for any fish lovers who have never tried it before.

And if you want a hint of smoke taste, stick some applewood chips in the smoker too!

12. Brown Sugar Smoked Salmon – Easy Smoked Salmon Recipe

Looking for a new way to enjoy your smoked salmon? Brown sugar roasted salmon is delicious and easy to make.

It’s a little bit sweet and sometimes a little salty, but it has a wonderful balance of flavors.

The combination of brown sugar, salt, and smoked salmon creates such an intriguing flavor profile!

Serve this with fresh cucumber slices for a healthier side dish.

The smoked salmon pairs well with just about anything – pasta, salads, or even scones.

13. Smoked Salmon Cheese Ball Recipe

With this recipe, you’ll never be without a gooey cheese ball.

This classic snack is the perfect way to end any meal.

The combination of cream cheese and smoked salmon creates an incredible texture contrast.

If you want the super cheesy flavor without all the calories, try a blend of cheddar and feta cheeses.

They work wonderfully together for a mouthwatering brie taste.

14. Lemon Garlic Smoked Salmon Recipe

Smoked salmon is a simple dish that takes no time to make.

It’s rich, creamy, and so flavorful.

While it’s traditionally served with butter and crackers or pasta, this smoked salmon recipe is my favorite!

The lemon zest and garlic give the fish such an enticing flavor, but the smoke really brings out the natural sweetness of the salmon.

And when you add cream cheese to your meal?

You have yourself a complete meal in one serving.

15. Smoked Salmon Bagel

This is a great recipe for breakfast because it’s filling, hearty, and super satisfying.

If you want a little something more for lunch, try the salmon salad below.

The bagels are packed with smoked salmon and cream cheese between two slices of toasted bread.


16. Smoked Salmon Cream Sauce With Gnocchi

This sauce is just what you need for a festive meal.

It’s creamy, rich, and jam-packed with smoked salmon.

It’s perfect for any occasion but especially for Christmas dinner.

The gnocchi are cooked to perfection and then served in the sauce alongside the smoked salmon.

The contrast of flavors works so well together!

17. Seared Salmon over Whole Wheat Pasta with Kale, Garlic, and Pine Nuts

If you love salmon, you’ll make this recipe over and over again.

It combines the rich flavor of the meat with a hearty pasta base, cooked to perfection in buttery olive oil.

The fresh flavors of kale are added to the dish.

It also has an earthy taste from the pine nuts and garlic.

This is a tasty meal that’s sure to keep your tastebuds guessing until dinner time!

18. Creamy Salmon Risoni / Orzo

Because this dish is so rich and creamy, it’s best served with a side of roasted vegetables.

But the salmon is so delicious on its own that you might want to feed it to your guests as well.

The rice noodles are simple and easy to make, while the creamy sauce will take care of the rest.

Serve it with a bed of greens for an extra healthy meal.

Or why not try some brussels sprouts?

19. Brown Sugar Lemon-Garlic Smoked Salmon

I’m always on the hunt for some way to transform my salmon.

This recipe is one of mine!

You’ll just need to season your salmon with brown sugar and lemon, then add smoked paprika.

It’s a quick and easy dish that can be served as a main or side dish.

But trust me, you won’t want to miss it.

20. Smoked Salmon Carbonara

This smoked salmon carbonara is a perfect example of how to make creamy pasta sauce.

I am not normally a fan of carbs, but this dish just makes me want to give up my diet and eat the entire bowl.

It’s so good, I won’t even miss the pasta!

Smoked salmon is a fantastic flavor enhancer for this dish.

And since it’s thickened with butter, there are no added carbs here.

21. Irresistible Smoked Salmon Appetizers

Looking for a way to use up all those leftover smoked salmon?

Why not make these appetizers?

These are super easy to make and only require six ingredients.

It’s like having the “secret” to a gourmet dinner!

When you’re looking for an appetizer that’ll impress your guests, look no further than these smoked salmon patties.

They take just 5 minutes to prepare and cook, so they’re perfect for parties and busy weeknights.

Also, they look really fancy!

22. Smoked Salmon Quiche

If you’ve never had smoked salmon, this recipe is a must-try.

It’s sweet, salty, pungent, and oh so tasty.

But it doesn’t end there!

The flaky pastry crust pairs perfectly with the succulent salmon filling.

Topped with dill cream cheese and arugula garnish, it’s the ultimate quiche.

Serve with a side of fresh fruit for the best meal ever!

23. Elegant Healthy Smoked Salmon Appetizer

This smoked salmon appetizer is a bit more upscale than your average appetizer.

The flavors of the traditional smoked salmon are enhanced with an array of tasty ingredients.

I always enjoy adding some fresh herbs to my smoked salmon for an added layer of flavor.

But this recipe does it perfectly.

Serve with crackers, bagels, or even some Yukon Gold potato chips.

24. Smoked Salmon Carpaccio With Crispy Capers And Herbs

This smoked salmon carpaccio is out of this world.

The smoky, salty taste and the crunchy stringy capers make it an irresistible pairing.

With these ingredients and a few simple tools, you can have a scrumptious lunch ready in just 10 minutes!

25. Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Frittata

Frittatas are my favorite breakfast option.

They’re packed with flavor, and they’re also easy to make.

This recipe is a mix of asparagus, salmon, eggs, and cheese.

The combination of flavors makes this frittata irresistible.

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