Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Here we list Healthy Ways to Cook Salmon. Make sure to look for wild caught salmon rather than farm raised salmon. When preparing your salmon dish look for the additional ingredients that are natural and preservative free (See “The Nasty List” of preservatives to avoid).
Salmon is one of the most accessible fishes as well as one of the most delicious. There are many forms to purchase salmon and each form can be used to make rich, flavorful dish to delight your taste buds.
Cuts of Salmon:
- Fillet is the most common cut of any fish. It is the cut of flesh that follows the line of the bones of the fish, but avoids any bones in the meat.
- Steaks are portions cut cross-section through the fish. They have bones in them.
- Suprêmes are cut from fillets. They are the fleshiest part of the animal and have no bones in them. They are the prime cut.
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- 1. Baked Salmon with Honey & Thyme
- 2. Panko Crusted Salmon
- 3. Salmon Melt
- 4. Salmon Sliders with Peanut Sauce & Asian Sesame Slaw
- 5. Wild Salmon, Orzo, & Arugula Pesto en Papillote
- 6. Wild Sockeye Salmon Poached in Green Tea
- 7. Thai Salmon Soup with Lemongrass and Galangal
- 8. Poached Salmon
- 9. Bulghur Salad with Sesame Salmon and Pickled Red Onion
- 10. Salmon Cakes
There is a huge variety of recipes to try and don’t be afraid to experiment and use a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Also, these recipes aren’t exclusive to salmon. Take a look at “Feed Tuna to your Kids? Think Again!” for a list of seafood that can be used in place of salmon if you don’t have access to fresh salmon. Here you will find useful information about mercury content in fish and which species are the more culpable to mercury absorption.