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30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Louise | April 25

Salmon is one of my favorite fish. Sure, I love the taste but did you know it’s one of the healthiest fish you can buy? Packed with healthy fats and omega 3 fatty acids, salmon is a fantastic superfood. Whether its smoked, baked, or poached, it’s easy to find ways to enjoy this delicious succulent protein with our list of 30 AIP salmon recipes.

With a quick sauté or a few minutes on the grill, salmon can be ready to eat in minutes. But why not try a few new recipes that showcase salmon’s delicious texture and flavors?

This AIP salmon list features so many inventive ways to incorporate salmon into your diet. From a smoked salmon and cucumber ham wrap, perfect for an easy lunch, to a warming celery cilantro salmon stew. There are over 30 AIP-friendly recipes on the list that will help you to enjoy salmon for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

Here are just a few of the AIP Salmon Recipes we’ve included:

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30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Baked AIP Salmon

AIP Salmon Cakes

– Healing Autoimmune

Ingredients: salmon, dill, coconut flour, arrowroot flour, coconut oil, salt.

These delicious salmon fishcakes can be made quite cheaply as you can use canned salmon, so this would be a good dish if you have a large family to feed. They are very easy to make and could be prepared ahead of time and cooked when you need them. These would make an amazing lunch served with salad leaves, or as an appetizer served with a lemon wedge.

Baked Rosemary Salmon

– Paleo Flourish

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Ingredients: salmon filets, rosemary, olive oil, salt.

Rosemary is an herb often associated with lamb, but it works really well with salmon too. To remove the fronds of rosemary simply run the stems through your fingers, gripping quite firmly, and the fronds will fall off easily. Cooking the salmon in foil helps keep it moist and juicy and also saves on the washing up, although you can use baking parchment instead of foil if you prefer.

Baked Salmon with Cabbage, Apple, Fennel

– Paleo Flourish

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Ingredients: salmon filets, olive oil, fennel, apples, chicken broth or water, coconut oil, bacon (optional), salt.

Using the bacon as a topping for this salmon gives the whole dish a professional and appealing look, so this would be good when you are entertaining. The apples and fennel give this dish an original mix of flavors and of course we know how well fennel goes with most fish. You can use any cabbage that you like, but one idea would be to try using red cabbage as a way to add to the color.

Smoked Salmon Flatbread

– Autoimmune Wellness

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: arrowroot or tapioca starch, coconut flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, truffle salt or sea salt, olive oil, water, white sweet potato, smoked salmon, capers, dill.

Smoked salmon has long been a luxury food served at special occasions, but nowadays it can be bought quite cheaply and because it is sliced thin it goes a long way. With the sweet potato and salty capers, this flatbread is the picture of luxurious food and would be very impressive served at a celebration feast or for Christmas brunch.

Rosemary Pork Dusted Salmon

– Grazed and Enthused

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Grazed & Enthused

Ingredients: salmon filets, Lemon Cream Sauce, pork clouds, sea salt, lemon.

This wonderful salmon dish has a great combination of textures, from the soft and flaky fish to the crunchy coating with a hint of rosemary to set off the flavor of the salmon. This is quite an easy dish to prepare, but it is very impressive, especially if you buy a side of salmon rather than individual pieces. You can serve this with salad or a green vegetable like spinach.

Asparagus Gremolata on Salmon

– Food To Heal Ourselves

Ingredients: coconut fat, asparagus, green onions, lemon zest, garlic, apple cider vinegar, salt, salmon fillets, radishes.

Salmon is a wonderfully meaty fish that is full of healthy fatty acids, making it very good for you. Teamed with the gremolata, this is quite a simple dish but with all the flavor you would expect.

Pineapple Avocado Salmon

– Sweet Potatoes & Social Change

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Sweet Potatoes & Social Change

Ingredients: salmon filets, olive oil, sea salt, pineapple, avocado, white or red onion, parsley.

This recipe screams of summer with the fresh flavor of the pineapple and the soft and creamy avocado. They both complement the flavor of the salmon really well and this would be a lovely tasty family meal served with steamed or roasted vegetables. However, salmon also tastes so good cold that you could let it chill and serve it with a crisp, fresh salad for a summer treat.

Crab & Bacon Stuffed Salmon

– Adventures in Partaking

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Adventures in Partaking

Ingredients: salmon filet, crab meat, parsley, lime juice, bacon, bacon fat.

If you are looking for a dish to wow your guests at a dinner party then look no further! Stuffed salmon will definitely grace your dinner table! The stuffing of soft crab meat contrasts well with the salty bacon, and there is a lovely citrus kick from the lime juice to set off the flavor of the salmon. This dish can be served with green vegetables such as asparagus or sautéed leeks.

Sauteed AIP Salmon

Lemon Garlic Ghee Salmon with Leek Asparagus Ginger Saute

– Keto Summit

Ingredients: salmon filets, avocado oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt, lemon, asparagus, leek, ginger powder or ginger, avocado oil or olive oil, lemon juice.

Salmon is one of the healthiest fish you can eat, packed with omega 3 and healthy fats, but because it is fatty, it takes strong flavors like ginger to help cut through this. This dish looks so good and yet it can be ready in half an hour, so it would make an impressive meal for a dinner party or for a family lunch. Cooking the salmon in foil helps the fish to absorb all the extra flavor of the garlic and lemon too.

Salmon with Rutabaga Noodles and Shallot Herb Sauce

– Heartbeet Kitchen

Ingredients: salmon, salt, olive oil, rutabaga, kale, shallots, garlic, parsley, lemon juice.

If you don’t live in the US you might be wondering what rutabaga is – in the UK it is known as turnip and is readily available all year round. These noodles hold their shape better than some and are a bit starchier than zucchini noodles, but if you want a different flavor you can use parsnip instead. This salmon dish is so tasty with the herb sauce, which could also be used as a salad dressing.

Salmon Veggie Bowl with Cauliflower Rice

– Darien McGuire

Ingredients: carrots, zucchini, purple cabbage, coconut oil or olive oil or avocado oil, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, ginger root powder, garlic powder or garlic, salt, salmon filets, cauliflower.

This lovely veggie bowl has a rainbow of colors and this makes it look as good as it tastes! This is quite a straightforward dish but it is full of flavor and will be guaranteed to satisfy your appetite. It has an Asian-inspired taste, thanks to the coconut aminos, the ginger and garlic, all of which help to boost the flavor of the salmon and vegetables. A real winner for dinner!

Simple Pan-Seared Salmon Macro Bowls

– Hungry By Nature

Ingredients: salmon filets, neutral oil, kale, olive oil, salt, purple sweet potatoes, avocado.

Salmon can come in very handy for a quick dinner after a busy day as it cooks in just a few minutes and is very healthy as it is a good source of omega 3s and other nutrients. This recipe is another simple one that is full of flavor and can be a filling and nutritious meal without complex ingredients. Salmon does not even need much seasoning – just a sprinkle of salt is enough!

Smoked Salmon and Fennel with Dill

– Paleo Plan

Ingredients: coconut oil, fennel bulb, smoked salmon, dill, black pepper (omit).

Here is another recipe that is so simple yet so tasty. Dill and fennel both have an aniseed flavor that goes really well with salmon and cuts through the fattiness in the fish.  Please note that this recipe calls for fennel bulb; fennel seeds are not appropriate for AIP.  If you are not keen on smoked salmon you can cook salmon fillets and serve them the same way.

Shiitake Salmon Fried “Rice”

– Let’s Create the Sweet Life

Ingredients: onion, garlic, cauliflower, shiitake mushrooms or other of choice, healthy fat, sea salt, salmon.

Cauliflower rice has got to be one of the best inventions ever for those of us who suffer with inflammatory issues, and it really does replace white rice in loads of meals. Here it is teamed up with meaty salmon and shiitake mushrooms and is flavored with onion and garlic which is a great combination of flavors. This is a hearty meal which will fill even the hungriest members of the family!

Salmon Primavera with Zoodles

– Phoenix Helix

Ingredients: zucchini, extra virgin olive oil, salmon, lemon juice, Herbes de Provence, sea salt, California vegetables.

Primavera is a dish of salmon with lightly-cooked vegetables which normally involves a fair amount of dairy products, however this recipe does not use dairy. The zucchini noodles make a great base for the meaty salmon and vegetables then the whole dish is freshened with a squeeze of lemon juice. You can use whatever frozen vegetables you are happy with, or follow the recipe using up veggie leftovers.

Grilled AIP Salmon

Wild Sockeye Salmon with Spinach and Dill Cream

– Autoimmune Wellness

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: sockeye salmon, coconut milk, spinach, dill, olive oil, lemon juice, salt.

Spinach goes so well with salmon as it adds a freshness to the overall flavor and pairing it with dill which makes the salmon shine through! This recipe only takes fifteen minutes from start to finish, so this could be a really tasty meal for a mid-week dinner. If you can’t get salmon, or are not a fan, you can use any white fish you like, but a meaty one like cod would work best here.

Roasted Wild Plum Salsa Over Grilled Salmon

– Forest and Fauna

Ingredients: salmon filets, plums, sweet Walla Walla onion, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, oregano, sea salt.

Although salmon has a flavor all its own, it is a strong enough fish to carry other strong ingredients like onions and fruit. Here the salsa uses wild plums, but any variety would do. The fruity salsa can help to cut through any fatty flavor from the fish and add freshness to the dish. If you can’t find sweet onions where you live, I recommend you use a red onion instead as it has a sweeter taste than brown onions.

Simply Grilled Salmon

– Primal Palate

Ingredients: salmon filet, basil, oregano, black pepper (omit), salt, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, lemon.

This recipe describes a marinade that can work so well with salmon, but also works with chicken and other fish. It uses garlic, oregano and basil and the flavors penetrate the salmon as it rests. The salmon can then be grilled and served with whatever vegetables you like – grilled asparagus works so well here. For strict AIP followers, you should omit the black pepper.

Grilled Salmon Packets with Strawberry Ginger Salsa

– Phoenix Helix

Ingredients: strawberries, red onion, ginger, orange juice, lemon juice, salmon, lemon, sea salt.

Cooking fish in foil packets can be very helpful as it keeps the fish from drying out and also keeps all the flavors in. However if you don’t like to use foil, baking parchment can be used as long as you make sure the edges are sealed. The strawberry salsa makes a great partner for the salmon and is also healthy as strawberries are full of anti-oxidants and the ginger has anti-inflammatory properties.

Grilled Salmon with Basil and Mint

– Epicurious

Ingredients: lemon, lime, extra-virgin olive oil, salmon filet, sea salt, basil, mint.

The salmon in this recipe is served with cooked citrus slices which can then be served as a garnish once the salmon is ready. The herbed oil gives the fish a subtle flavor, but if you want to have a stronger flavor from the herbs you can soak them in the oil for an hour before using. If you don’t have mint you can use parsley or just basil on its own.

Salmon and Creamy Turmeric Veggies

– Healthful Pursuit

Ingredients: coconut oil or avocado oil, onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric, coconut milk, water, lime zest, lime juice, broccoli, cauliflower, sea salt, pepper (omit), salmon filets.

The use of turmeric has been proven to have various health benefits, but using it in a creamy sauce over the vegetables simply boosts their flavor and color and makes the perfect partner for the salmon. Again this is quite a simple recipe but one which would be impressive to serve at a dinner party. If you can’t source fresh turmeric you can use powdered instead.

Other AIP Salmon Recipes

Super Fast Paleo Smoked Salmon Salad

– Paleo Flourish

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Ingredients: smoked salmon, blueberries, salad greens, olive oil, balsamic vinegar.

You get a real burst of flavor from the blueberries in this salad and, as we have said before, salmon and fruit are great partners. This is a quick and easy recipe to throw together, ideal if folks drop in for lunch. It also makes a fantastic salad to pack and take to work. The flavors are refreshing and the smoky taste of the salmon is beautifully offset by the fresh fruit and greens.

Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Ham Wrap

– Paleo Flourish

Ingredients: ham, cucumber, smoked salmon, coconut cream, green salad.

These tasty wraps are ideal for a lunchtime snack or even for a healthy breakfast. They have a lovely texture since all the layers are sandwiched together with the smooth coconut cream. These are easy to eat, so they would be perfect if you are feeding kids. Or why not try turning them inside out – make cucumber cups, chop the meat and stir in the cream and fill the cups with the mix to make dainty finger food!

Celery Cilantro Salmon Stew

– Paleo Flourish

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Ingredients: chicken broth or bone broth, salmon filets, Italian squash, button mushrooms, celery, cilantro, salt, pepper (omit).

If you have had a busy day and need a fast recipe to give you a satisfying meal, then this one can be the answer. This stew can be ready in less than 30 minutes so you won’t have to wait long. The fresh taste of the celery cuts through the fattiness of the salmon, and the mushrooms add to the meatiness of this stew. If you can’t find Italian squash, you could try using other varieties or if squash isn’t your thing you could add sweet potato instead.

Salmon Stew/Kitchen Sink Soup

– Paleo Flourish

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Ingredients: chicken broth, salmon filets, parsley, swiss chard or spinach or cavalo, Italian squash, garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper (omit).

I can almost hear you thinking “why kitchen sink”? It’s because that’s what you can use in this recipe – everything but the kitchen sink! This soup tastes great because the veggies go well with the salmon, but you can use the recipe as a base and add whatever veggies and protein you have. For example you could use chicken with leeks and celery, or turkey with kale and broccoli. Just have fun with different ideas!

Hearty Salmon Chowder

– Healing Family Eats

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Healing Family Eats

Ingredients: solid fat, fennel, leek, celery, celeriac, rutabaga, carrots, thyme, salmon filet, coconut milk, chicken or fish bone broth, bay leaf, sea salt, parsley.

I often think of chowder as being comfort food because it is usually quite thick and creamy, so I associate it with cold weather food. This chowder is so filling and satisfying that it makes a meal on its own and does not need any sides with it. It is packed with flavor and goodness from the vegetables and the salmon, especially if you can get your hands on wild salmon which has more taste than farmed.

5 Ingredient Salmon Patties

– The Curious Coconut

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: The Curious Coconut

Ingredients: Alaskan pink salmon, pumpkin, coconut flour, tapioca starch, pesto of choice, fat of choice.

Traditional fish cake recipes always seem to use egg to bind the mixture together, which can be a problem if you can’t eat eggs. However this recipe uses pumpkin puree instead, which helps to hold the shape of the patties. They will still be easily broken, so try not to flip them any more than you have to. Serve these with a pesto dish or simply with lemon wedges.

Salmon Zucchini Bisque

– Adventures in Partaking

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Adventures in Partaking

Ingredients: garlic, coconut oil, ginger, sea salt, carrots, dried oregano, turmeric, broth, water, coconut milk, gelatin, red salmon, zucchini, parsley.

Here is another salmon meal that can be made budget-friendly by using canned salmon instead of fresh but without losing any of the flavor. This would be great for students or folks with loads of mouths to feed! I don’t usually serve anything with this amazingly filling and hearty chowder, but you could serve salad greens on the side if you prefer.

Speedy Salmon Salad

– Meatified

30 AIP Salmon Recipes Fresh From the Sea!

Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified

Ingredients: salmon, red onion, arugula, olives, artichoke, lemon juice, capers, dried dill, sea salt.

Here is a speedy recipe that you can use for a delicious lunch served in lettuce wraps. Salmon has quite a strong flavor so it goes well with avocado and olives. The avocado also helps stretch the salmon so you can feed more people for very little extra cost. This salmon salad is also great as finger food for parties served on thick cucumber slices.

Smoked Salmon Breakfast Bowl

– Peel with Zeal

Ingredients: coconut oil, kosher salt, sweet potatoes, rosemary, cranberries, smoked salmon, greens.

Smoked salmon has a wonderfully rich flavor that goes really well with veggies or salad, but most people like to eat it for breakfast so this recipe shows you how. It combines smoked salmon with vegetables for a super-tasty breakfast dish. This recipe is not strictly AIP-compliant, but there are clear notes on what to use instead of the peppers to make it fit.

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