Special enough for company, quick enough for weeknights
This mouth-watering recipe comes from Christine Keff, chef at Seattle's Flying Fish. She wraps salmon in pancetta for a smoky
flavor, then accents its richness with top-quality olive oil and vinegar.
You’ll need 8 (10-in.) skewers; soak wooden ones in water 4 hours to prevent burning.
Recipe: Pancetta Salmon Kebabs with Parsley Vinaigrette
Chef Taichi Kitamura of Kappo Tamura recommends adding shioyaki—Japanese for “salt-grilled”—to your repertoire. This technique,
also the name of the dish, creates salmon with an umami-flavored crust and a crispy skin.
Recipe: Salmon Shioyaki
Indulge! Chef Kevin Davis of Steelhead Diner and Blueacre Seafood cooks fat-rich king with cream and splurge-worthy vegetables.
Recipe: Grilled King Salmon with Asparagus, Morels, and Leeks
Chef Maria Hines of Tilth suggests pairing hot with cool. Top fish just off the grill with a refreshing salad.
Recipe: Grilled Salmon with Cucumber Salad
“King is so intense, you feel like a bear, gorging on your fish," says Lark chef John Sundstrom. "But sockeye is a bit leaner,
and has a really fresh taste—I could eat a ton of it.” Try this preparation as an appetizer with just bread and radishes,
as the chef does.
Recipe: Seattle Pickled Salmon Salad
Spiral-shaped pasta such as fusilli is perfect with this quick, creamy sauce. Serve the dish right away—the pasta absorbs
the sauce as it stands.
Recipe: Asparagus, Salmon, and Basil Pasta
This legendary recipe seems fancy, but is a breeze to make. Simply rub salmon fillets with a mixture of brown sugar, white
wine, and lemon juice, then grill.
Recipe: Taku Lodge Basted Grilled Salmon
Looking for something with a little heat for your next get-together? This recipe's warming spice mixture of paprika, cumin,
coriander, and cayenne is rubbed onto a whole boned salmon fillet and grilled with zucchini and peppers.
Recipe: Grilled Salmon Charmoula
Western salmon meets bright Scandinavian flavors ― lemon and dill ― in this light, refreshing recipe.
Recipe: Grilled Lemon-Dill Salmon with Cucumber Salad
Herbed salmon patties are topped with a cucumber relish and served in warm, toasty buns spread with cream cheese.
Recipe: Double Salmon Burgers
Want a light, satisfying dinner salad? Try this spice-rubbed grilled salmon with tomato vinaigrette, fresh chèvre, mixed salad
greens, and pine nuts.
Recipe: Grilled-Salmon Salad