10 Salmon Dishes For Easy Weeknight Cooking

Something about salmon just feels right for spring. But the idea of making it at home, let alone on a weeknight, sounds a little scary — and a little exhausting, if we're being honest. What's our ideal salmon situation (aside from ordering it out at a restaurant with a glass of cold white vino in hand)? It would be easy, breezy, and delectable recipes readily available and executable at our own finger tips. Because ordering salmon out can be expensive, scoping out the special offers at your local supermarket can be a major budgetary game changer (when you're still looking to get your fancy fish fix).

So let's just set aside all fillet fears here — like, how the hell do we successfully sear that sucker without pulling all the skin off?! — because we've rounded up ten of those ideal recipes mentioned above in all their easy, breezy, and delectable glory.

Click on for enough easy salmon recipes to swing you through the oncoming spring weeknights — glass of cold vino in hand and all.

Photo: Courtesy of Damn Delicious.
Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon
This salmon sheet pan recipe is the perfect way to tackle your entire dinner in one fell swoop.
Photo: Courtesy of Thyme.
Easy Fish Tacos With Lime Crema
These salmon tacos are fast, easy, and fresh (accompanying batch of margaritas highly encouraged).
Photo: Courtesy of Pinch of Yum.
Lemon Herb Salmon Burgers
An easy way to whip up salmon without worrying about screwing it up? Mash it into a patty, grill it, and cover it all in a delectable sauce!
Photo: Courtesy Damn Delicious.
Garlic Butter Salmon In Foil
Wrapping your salmon in foil is a sure way to avoid any sheet pan sticking situations.
Photo: Courtesy of Cookin' Canuck.
Baked Salmon Meatballs With Creamy Avocado Sauce
These salmon meatballs are a no fuss way to bake up your fish — not to mention that avocado cream sauce sounds essentially drinkable.
Photo: Courtesy of For The Love Of Basil.
Asian Salmon & Spinach Rice Bowls
Why eat your salmon on a plate when you can make it into a bowl? Just steam up some veggies and rice, and grab those chopsticks.
Photo: Pinch of Yum.
Caramelized Salmon
Caramelizing your salmon isn't as hard as it sounds — but it is as delicious as it sounds.
Photo: Courtesy of Natasha's Kitchen.
Salmon Cakes Recipe
Serve these little salmon cakes over a spinach salad with a squeeze of lemon and drizzle of olive oil.
Photo: Courtesy of The Woks Of Life.
Salmon Teriyaki Bowls
Give your weeknight salmon some teriyaki flair with this simple savory bowl recipe.
Photo: Cooking The Globe.
Finnish Salmon Soup-Lohikeitto
Try spooning out this salmon soup chilled for weeknight leftovers.
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