Healthy Fish Recipes

Find healthy, delicious fish recipes including salmon, cod, catfish, tuna. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Rosemary Roasted Salmon with Asparagus & Potatoes

Rating: 4.2 stars 5
Yukon Golds are great here because they get crispy on the outside but completely creamy on the inside. A brush stroke or two of balsamic glaze provides a rich color and a sweet finish to the roasted salmon.

15-Minute Salmon & Creamy Orzo with Spinach & Mushrooms

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
In this quick salmon dinner, salmon fillets are paired with creamy orzo, wilted spinach and earthy mushrooms. Cooking the salmon at a high temperature helps speed up the cooking in this healthy dinner recipe. Look for pre-sliced mushrooms to speed it up even more.
By Carolyn Casner

Garlic Butter-Roasted Salmon with Potatoes & Asparagus

Rating: 5 stars 7
This spring-produce-packed one-pan meal makes a healthy and satisfying weeknight dinner. Melted garlic butter coats the salmon and vegetables, adding depth of flavor and richness to the dish.

Smoked Salmon & Avocado Toasts

Rating: 5 stars 1
They would have been canapés back in 1979--today they're trendy avocado toasts. Let your guests creatively customize their nibbles by setting out an array of garnishes for this healthy appetizer.

Herby Mediterranean Fish with Wilted Greens & Mushrooms

Rating: 5 stars 1
This Mediterranean fish recipe makes a tasty and healthful weeknight meal. Serve with wild rice or roasted potatoes.

Greek Roasted Fish with Vegetables

Rating: 4.57 stars 10
This dish is packed with flavor and fits perfectly into a Mediterranean diet.

Speedy Scallion-Ginger Salmon Cakes

These speedy scallion-ginger salmon cakes are perfect for busy weeknights. Salmon is flavored with refreshing ginger and scallions, while water chestnuts add a crisp bite. The sesame-ginger sauce is creamy and cooling. You can cook salmon fillets for these easy salmon cakes or use canned salmon to keep it simple.
By Melissa Gray

Garlic Roasted Salmon & Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 4.55 stars 26
Roasting salmon on top of Brussels sprouts and garlic, flavored with wine and fresh oregano, is simple enough for a weeknight meal yet sophisticated enough to serve to company. Serve with whole-wheat couscous.

Easy Salmon Cakes with Arugula Salad

Rating: 5 stars 2
After making the salmon cakes, we firm them up for 5 minutes in the freezer before cooking so they don't fall apart when they hit the hot oil. You can also make these salmon cakes with canned salmon to make them pantry- and budget-friendly.

Walnut-Rosemary Crusted Salmon

Rating: 4.91 stars 29
Salmon and walnuts are both great sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Pair this easy salmon recipe with a simple salad and a side of roasted potatoes or quinoa.

Speedy Feta & Dill Salmon Cakes

Rating: 3 stars 3
Feta and fresh dill flavor these crispy salmon cakes. Pair with your favorite dipping sauce or serve over a bed of greens for a quick, tasty meal.
By Carolyn Casner

Easy Salmon Cakes

Rating: 3.84 stars 45
These healthy salmon cakes are a delicious way to boost your intake of omega-3s. It is also a great way to use convenient canned (or leftover) salmon. The tangy dill sauce provides a tart balance to these easy salmon patties.
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Inspiration and Ideas

30 Easy Salmon Recipes to Make in January
When you want a healthy, filling meal, turn to one of these salmon recipes.
17 Salmon Dinners That Can Help You Lose Weight
These dishes combine fillets of heart-healthy salmon with creamy pastas, delicious fresh veggies and flavorful sauces.
Salmon with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce
Rating: 5 stars
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Sun-dried tomatoes do double duty in this easy weeknight dinner—we use the flavorful oil they're packed in to sauté shallots and use the actual tomatoes in the creamy sauce. Served with perfectly cooked salmon, you really can't go wrong with this recipe.