Smoked salmon is an excellent source of Omega-3 and protein and is high in vitamins and minerals. However, if you’re anything like me, you always enjoy smoked salmon in the same way, which can become a little boring after a while!
Today I’m going to share with you the 25 best different creative recipes for smoked salmon. Gone are the dull days of salmon with rice and potatoes after you try these fun new ideas!
25 Easy Recipes To Do With Smoked Salmon
1. Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta
This creamy pasta is the perfect comfort food to enjoy any time of the year. Using vermicelli pasta, this recipe from What’s Cooking incorporates cold smoked salmon and is topped off with a block of delicious lemony cream cheese. It’s a simple yet impressive meal to enjoy with your family and friends.
2. Smoked Salmon Chips
If you are looking for a no-hassle appetizer to serve at your holiday party this year, consider these smoked salmon chips from Country Living. Ideal for a cocktail party, crispy potato chips balance the smooth smoked salmon. Using only four ingredients, they are incredibly quick and easy to make. You’ll simply need chips, smoked salmon, crème fraiche or sour cream, and chives to garnish.
3. Smoked Salmon Pizza
Have you ever tried smoked salmon on pizza before? If you haven’t, you don’t know what you’re missing out on! This delicious pizza recipe from All Recipes takes just 20 minutes in total to prep and cook and serves four people. Topped with mozzarella, smoked salmon, artichoke hearts, and sundried tomatoes, it’s the perfect combination for pizza and smoked salmon lovers.
4. Smoked Salmon Salad in Avocado Boats
Another great option for dinner parties, this smoked salmon salad in avocado boats is a sophisticated and delicious way to start off any meal. It takes just 10 minutes to prepare with this recipe from Willow Bird Baking and so could also be a quick and healthy lunch. If you have the chance, chill the dish for a few hours before serving, as this will really help to meld the delicious flavors used in the recipe.
5. Smoked Salmon Sushi
I absolutely love sushi, and I’m always looking for new ways to spice up my rolls. Mastering the art of homemade sushi takes a little practice, but this recipe from Food is super easy to follow, and you’ll love the combination of smoked salmon and cream cheese in the filling. It takes just 25 minutes to prepare, and sushi is a fresh and healthy lunch or dinner to enjoy at any time.
6. Avocado on Toast with Smoked Salmon
Avocado toast has taken the world by storm over the past couple of years, and it’s a healthy and filling breakfast or lunch. Adding smoked salmon as shown in this recipe from Serious Eats adds a luxury twist to the dish and extra protein. The meal comes in at under 300 calories and takes less than ten minutes to make, so can be enjoyed at any time with no guilt.
7. Smoked Salmon and Gruyere Cheese Sandwich
Smoked salmon may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of a filling for your next grilled cheese sandwich, but trust me, it’s delicious! This smoked salmon and gruyere cheese recipe from Simply Recipes is a great way to use leftover smoked salmon, and by adding lemon slices to the sandwich, you’ll enjoy a citrusy twist on this classic dish.
8. Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
This is one of my favorite ideas for a holiday party this season and is a filling appetizer that will be enjoyed by any guest. The smoked salmon and dill help to give this classic appetizer an elegant touch in this recipe from All Recipes. Use spinach, sundried tomato, and flour tortillas to create a pretty and colorful display for your party.
9. Smoked Salmon and Caviar Tart
This recipe from Country Living offers a grown-up twist on pizza. Using a puff pastry base, cream cheese sauce, and then topped with smoked salmon and caviar, it’s sure to impress your friends and family. The recipe will serve up to eight people, so it is perfect for a family gathering and is much lower in calories than traditional pizza.
10. Smoked Salmon Spread
If you have leftover smoked salmon, this is a great way to use it up. This spread is perfect on bagels but is also a great dip to enjoy with crackers or crudites. Simply blend the main ingredients together in a food processor, following this recipe from Delish. Fold in the finely chopped smoked salmon and dill, season, and chill until you are ready to serve.
11. Fire and Ice Smoked Salmon
If you are bored with your regular method of preparing smoked salmon, this Fire and Ice smoked salmon from All Recipes will help to mix things up for your next dinner. The crushed red pepper adds a kick to the flavor, and with coolness from the mint, this dish really lives up to its name.
12. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Stuffed Pepperoncini
These tiny bitesize appetizers are perfect for any party. They are an addictive dish to nibble on and combine creamy, salty, and briny tastes. This recipe from Baker by Nature takes only ten minutes in total to prepare, and can easily be adjusted to fit the number of guests you have attending your dinner party.
13. Smoked Salmon with Maple Orange Glaze
This is one of the most delicious yet simple ways to enjoy smoked salmon. This smoked salmon with maple orange glaze from Hey Grill Hey is simple to follow. While it does take a little time to prepare the perfect smoked salmon, the maple syrup and orange juice glaze will perfectly complement the dish when finished.
14. Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict
If you are looking for the perfect way to start off your weekend, try this smoked salmon eggs benedict from Damn Delicious. You’ll save time and money by cooking at home instead of paying for an expensive restaurant brunch. Using English muffins as a base, the dish is perfectly topped with avocado, poached egg, smoked salmon, and a delicious hollandaise sauce.
15. Smoked Salmon Frittata
Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dinner, this versatile dish from Killing Thyme is packed with delicious ingredients. As well as smoked salmon, it contains tomatoes, dill, capers, and red onions, and will be a treat for your taste buds. In total it takes just thirty minutes to prepare and serves four to six people in total.
16. Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich
Just as you would with leftover chicken or other meats, consider adding smoked salmon into sandwiches. This smoked salmon club sandwich from Tory Avey adds a twist to a classic club sandwich. Filled with smoked salmon, cream cheese, Greek yogurt, and dill, it’s a flavorful dish for a quick lunch or dinner.
17. Smoked Salmon Street Tacos
This Mexican staple gets an upgrade with these smoked salmon street tacos from Lena’s Kitchen. Topped with purple cabbage claw, each bite is packed with flavor. The best thing about tacos is that you can customize them to your tastes, so add whatever toppings you like to this delicious dish.
18. Smoked Salmon Baked Eggs in Avocado
Combining three delicious ingredients, this meal is excellent for breakfast or brunch, and takes just 30 minutes to prep and cook with this recipe from Fresh Planet Flavor. This is a well-rounded and satisfying dish that will quickly become one of your staple breakfast recipes.
19. Cucumber Cups with Dill Cream and Smoked Salmon
One of the best combinations to pair with smoked salmon is cucumber. This recipe from All Recipes combines the flavors of smoked salmon and cucumber and is topped with dill cream and lemon to add a little zest. They can be prepped a day before your party or event and are an easy hors d’oeuvre option that requires no cooking.
20. Hickory Smoked Salmon Skewers
I absolutely love serving skewers of meat, vegetables, or fish, particularly throughout the summer, and this recipe from Dolly and Oatmeal adds a fresh twist to one of my favorite dishes. They are perfect served with a simple salad or vegetables, to make a delicious and healthy meal.
21. Sesame Soy Smoked Salmon Crostini
Smoked salmon is a staple at parties throughout the world, and as you can see from this list, it’s such a versatile ingredient. This sesame soy smoked salmon crostini recipe from Killing Thyme takes only twenty minutes to prepare sixteen servings and uses an avocado spread and cucumber to make a fresh and satisfying start to any party.
22. Teriyaki Glazed Salmon Burgers with Quick Pickled Cucumbers
These delicious burgers are full of flavor with herbs, soy sauce, and ginger, and this recipe from Seasons & Suppers takes only fifteen minutes to prepare. They offer a great twist on a classic burger, combining pickled cucumbers and cilantro to offer a healthier option than your regular cheeseburger.
23. Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs
This is a modern twist on a classic brunch and makes smoked salmon the main filling for your deviled eggs. With minimal ingredients, this is a simple yet impressive dish from Good Housekeeping to offer to your friends and family for breakfast or brunch.
24. Smoked Salmon Bagel Bar
If you are looking for an easy yet delightful setup for your next brunch with friends, create this smoked salmon bagel bar from Damn Delicious. It requires absolutely no cooking or cooking skills, and in total will take just fifteen minutes to create this impressive spread.
25. Mimi’s Smoked Salmon Chowder
Smoked salmon is also a great ingredient for warming dishes such as this recipe from All Recipes. It’s a low-calorie dish that’s perfect for the winter months and contains plenty of fresh ingredients such as celery, onion, garlic, and potatoes.
As you can see from this list, smoked salmon is an incredibly versatile ingredient that can be used for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Served hot or cold, it’s a delicious ingredient to add to any dish to impress family and friends and is the perfect addition to any party spread this holiday season.