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15 Easy Whole30 Salmon Recipes

If you’re in a cooking rut, here are 15 easy Whole30 salmon recipes to get you excited about dinner again.

They’re light, bright, and super hearty.

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Honey-Soy Glazed Salmon with Spinach, Avocado and Rice

Whole30 is a weight loss program that removes all grains, sugar, legumes, and dairy from your diet.

It can be pretty restrictive, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy delicious meals!

So, I’ve found a bunch of swoon-worthy Whole30 salmon recipes that’ll make your diet a breeze.

From a classic pan-seared to light salad bowls and mouthwatering curry, there’s something for everyone.

15 Best Whole30 Salmon Recipes (Low Carb and Paleo-Approved!)

1. Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

A healthy, tasty treat that’s bursting with flavors and deliciousness? Yes, please!

The spice-rubbed salmon packs bold, smoky flavors with a wonderfully crisp finish. It’s paired with creamy, tangy avocado salsa for a nice, cooling contrast.

This Whole30 dish only takes 10 minutes to make, but it’ll keep you full and energized all day!

2. Whole30 Baked Salmon with Spice Rub

Here’s an easy recipe for baked salmon you’ll make again and again. 

It’s rubbed with rich spices, rosemary, thyme, and fresh lemons before hitting the oven.

The mix of herbs and spices enhances the salmon’s natural taste, and you can easily modify it if you like.

Either way, it comes out of the oven with an aroma that’ll make your mouth water.

This dish is luxurious, perfectly flaky, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

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The best part? It’s perfect for a light weeknight meal or a romantic dinner for two. 

3. Crispy Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

Ready to make the best Teriyaki glazed salmon ever?

This recipe gives you crisp, pan-seared salmon with plenty of beautifully sticky teriyaki glaze. It’s sweet and savory with a subtle hint of salt.

This dish is perfect if you love Asian food. It’s so simple to make, yet it’s brimming with the classic flavors you know and love.

4. Whole30 Baked Salmon with Sweet and Spicy Gochujang Glaze

Here’s another Asian dish that’ll transform that plain, old side of salmon. Korean-inspired salmon with gochujang glaze is for heat-seekers only!

This sweet and spicy gochujang glaze adds more flavor to your fish than you’ll believe. And the spice is out of this world!

Seriously, it packs quite a punch, so use it with caution!

Serve it over cauliflower rice for the ultimate mid-week meal.

5. One Skillet Salmon with Creamy Spinach Artichoke Sauce

When you need a filling meal that only calls for one pan to make, make this creamy salmon dinner.

Between the bright, flaky fish and cream spinach and artichoke sauce, every forkful is infused with herbs, spices, and lovely aromatics.

Thanks to the greens, it’s also nutrient-dense and colorful.

You’ll love how the creamy sauce coats the salmon. And clean-up is a breeze!

6. Creamy Skillet Whole30 Salmon

Looking for a healthy meal that’ll knock your socks off? Try this creamy skillet salmon recipe!

Made with salmon fillets, tomatoes, and coconut milk, it’s the perfect hearty meal.

Simple to make, yet full of flavor and nutrients, one serving will leave you feeling satisfied on so many levels.

And did I mention it’s paleo, gluten-free, and dairy-free? You’re welcome!

7. Easy Paleo Salmon Salad Bowls

Make your body feel loved and nourished with this light and lovely salmon salad bowl.

Each serving features hearty, spice-rubbed salmon, tangy dressing, and a rainbow of fresh veggies.

It’s brimming with healthy fats, it’s nutrient-dense, and it’s got plenty of fun textures to boot.

This bowl is all you need for an energy-boosting and nourishing meal!

8. Whole30 Salmon Cakes

Salmon cakes just got a healthy twist with this Whole30-friendly recipe. 

Made with canned salmon, almond flour, eggs, and dried dill, they’re pan-fried until crispy on the outside and piping hot on the inside.

These little protein packages have plenty of veggies too, and they’re just as yummy for lunch the next day.

9. Whole30 Roasted Veggie and Salmon Bowls

Elevate your weekday dinner routine with this roasted veggie and salmon bowl.

It’s a healthy blend of roasted, sweet root vegetables, fresh kale, and herbed-baked salmon.

The ingredients are tossed in a bright, zesty cilantro lime sauce that beautifully ties all the flavors together.

It’s quick, healthy, and bursting with deliciousness.

10. Pan Seared Salmon in Lemon Cream Sauce

Perfectly spiced, seared salmon in a decadent lemon cream sauce? I’ll take seconds, please!!

This mouthwatering dish is the ultimate comfort food if you want something creamy yet zesty. 

This meal is easily assembled and so beautiful on the plate, you’ll want to dive right in. Enjoy by itself or serve with cauliflower rice.

11. Whole30 + Keto Salmon with Lemon Garlic Aioli

Looking for a healthy, delicious meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen? This salmon with lemon garlic aioli is the answer to your prayers.

It’s made with salt and pepper seasoned salmon pan-seared with olive oil.

Then just mix mayonnaise with lemon juice and zest, fresh garlic, and salt and pepper.

It’s zesty, like tartar sauce, but a bit cleaner without the pickles, capers, and herbs.

Still, it really makes the fish pop.

The best part? It’s super simple and easy to make, even on busy weeknights.

12. Sheet Pan Pesto Salmon

Make a magical meal in one pan with this pesto salmon recipe!

The salmon is slathered with cashew pesto for a bright, herby taste that’s nutty and smooth.

Baked to perfection, it’s best served with potatoes and tomatoes, which, as it happens, cook right alongside the fish!

This sheet pan dinner is great for families and comes out perfectly tender and flavorful every time.

13. Green Curry Salmon

Take your taste buds on an adventure with this Thai-inspired green curry salmon!

Fresh salmon fillets simmered in coconut milk with green curry paste, fragrant spices, and aromatics are just as mouthwateringly delish as they sound.

Each bite bursts with flavors and textures that’ll leave you speechless.

Best of all, it’s ready in a flash – dinner is served in 30 minutes flat!

14. Salmon with Coconut Cream Sauce

Turn your next fish dinner into a feast with this simple yet elegant salmon in coconut cream sauce!

This mouthwatering dish combines spice-rubbed salmon that’s seared until smoky and flaky.

You’ll then make the sauce with coconut cream, lemon juice, ground nutmeg, salt, and freshly chopped parsley.

Once that’s simmered, add the salmon back to the pan so it can soak up all the creamy goodness.

Serve this over cauliflower rice or pasta for an easy weeknight dinner your family will love!

15. Keto Salmon Patties

Light, flaky, and flavorful, these keto salmon patties are perfect for breakfast with hash and eggs, a light lunch with salad, or dinner with veggies.

Featuring tender salmon flakes, almond flour, eggs, and herbs, you’ll add mild aromatics that offer a hint of tang. 

Serve them with lemon garlic aioli, and feel free to make them ahead to cook later.

15 Easy Whole30 Salmon Recipes

If you’re in a cooking rut, here are 15 easy Whole30 salmon recipes to get you excited about dinner again. They’re light, bright, and super hearty.

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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