Sometimes you just can’t get one more bagel with lox into your week, so I’ve put together this list of smoked salmon recipes together for you.
We just love a good piece of salmon.
It is one of the most versatile fish used to make any meal, appetizer, or snack, and even perfect for various cooking methods.
But today, we will talk about one of our favorite forms of this fish, Smoked Salmon.
There is something so satisfying about an excellent smoked salmon that tantalizes your senses without being hard on your tastebuds.
It teases you with its deliciousness that you are yet satisfied with the taste but still want more.
If you are a Smoked Salmon enthusiastic like us, you must be wondering how to use smoked salmon you have bought or smoked yourself.
Well, you have come to the right place!
You will find this recipe guide near to perfect since we have included the recipes for both Hot Smoked Salmon and Cold Smoked Salmon.
So why wait?
Let us make the best meals, appetizers, and snacks from the Smoked salmon!
From Smoked Salmon Pesto Pasta to Smoked Salmon Baked Potatoes to Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Tart there is something for everyone to love on our list.
Along with that, we got 11 more recipes to help you celebrate the fish in the most delicious way possible.
1. Hot Smoked Salmon
Apparently, you can smoke salmon two ways, depending on the temperature.
The Hot Smoked Salmon is brined and then smoked above the temperature of 120 degrees F.
You will find the Hot Smoked Salmon much flaky in texture, and it has that intense smoky flavor that will help create delicious meals and dishes.
You can also buy the pre-smoked hot smoked salmon from the store, but this recipe is so fun and perfect that you need to try it!
Like Hot Smoked Salmon, you will find canned fish at the grocery store, but the salmon has so much flavor when you have smoked it at home.
The Cold Smoked Salmon is brined and smoked at 90F.
You will find this smoked fish a bit silky and smooth on the tongue with a slight smokiness from the smoker.
We found this recipe for cold-smoked salmon very easy; you will find it one of the best recipes to make over the smoker.
Smoked Salmon Pesto Pasta is one of our favorite dishes, and you can use the smoked salmon you like for the recipe.
Our recipe is straightforward and allows you to make your own pesto at home too.
Nevertheless, this pasta recipe is savory, creamy, and quick to make.
It takes a handful of ingredients to make that are always available at home.
Canapes are perfect morsels of flavor.
They are small, yet one of the best ways to celebrate the flavors of something simple as Smoked salmon.
This Smoked Salmon Canape is perfect for snacks and appetizers and can be served at cocktail parties, summer pool parties, or a fancy dinner.
These canapes have brown bread crust and creamy smoked salmon and dill topping that let you enjoy freshness from the salmon’s dill and smoked flavor.
Your guest will undoubtedly be impressed and might ask for the recipe too.
The Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Risotto are insanely creamy and impossible to resist.
It might take time and patience in the kitchen, but it is worth the effort and will become the most sophisticated dish you will cook for celebrating different occasions!
Risotto, in general, is so creamy, rich, and considered a decadent dish on the table, so feel free to try it and impress!
Smoked salmon and pasta are a hot combination and very satisfying too.
The Hot Smoked Salmon Pasta recipe is light and fresh since we are using the summer flavors like lemon, dill, and crème Fraiche to make it super light, extra creamy, and have that kick of the smokiness from Smoked Salmon.
It is perfect for summer lunch, brunch, and BBQs.
We are now using the smoked salmon to make a breakfast and brunch item, and we are so proud of it.
The fluffy and soft scrambled eggs paired so well with the smoky salmon.
We love to have it over buttered toast and avocado; it is perfect to start your day!
All you need is eggs, smoked salmon, seasoning, butter, and cubes of cream cheese to make it a creamy, fluffy, and delicious breakfast you will ever have at home.
Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Canapes have this beautiful combination of crunchy cucumber base and creamy smoked salmon on the top.
They are perfect morsels of deliciousness for parties and snacking.
We love the idea of using smoked salmon, horseradish, and cream cheese to make this recipe.
It is super quick to make, and you can feed a crowd without hustling in the kitchen!
Nothing can be more satisfying than a perfectly baked potato that is crusty and fluffy from the inside.
But this baked potato is so special because of the creamy filling made from cream cheese, horseradish cream, and salmon.
You will find it creamy, fluffy, smoky, and fresh at the same time.
No doubt it can be a perfect side dish or be eaten as a game-day snack, along with chicken wings!
A good salad can be so satisfying and heavenly.
The Avocado Smoked Salmon Salad is creamy, crunchy, and has a unique sweet and savory taste from the vinaigrette.
The combination of the flaky salmon with creamy avocado and Dijon honey vinaigrette makes it perfect for summer lunch, especially when you are serving at the BBQ.
And it is so easy to make and compile during service!
Looking for something complex and unique for date night or to impress someone, then you must try Orecchiette with Hot-Smoked Salmon, Peas, and Beurre Blanc Sauce.
The Orecchiette pasta is cooked with salmon, and a delicious beurre blanc sauce is heavenly on the tongue and will make you dance in pure bliss.
Honestly, the only tricky part of the recipe is making the beurre blanc sauce, but all you need is patience, and voila! It is super delicious!
When you think of salmon and rice, the poke bowl is the first thing that comes to mind.
This Hawaiian delicacy is fresh, delicious, and a perfect way to celebrate the Smoked salmon and a handful of fresh vegetables and fruits.
This bowl is sweet, tangy, and savory because of the choice of ingredients like smoked salmon, mango, edamame, and cucumber.
Free to use this recipe as “Make your own poke bowl” for lunch!
If you are new to savory tarts, then this easy Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Tart recipe is the perfect way to start.
As the name suggests, it is super easy to make, and all the time you need in the kitchen is to bake the pastry and layer it with creamy salmon.
We love how the flaky puff pastry compliments the creaminess of the cream cheese and sour cream and the smokiness of the salmon.
It can be served as an appetizer, party snack, or satisfy your cravings!
We love the idea of eating savory tarts.
The bottom line
People might think smoked salmon can be eaten as fish steak with a bunch of sides and a sauce, but it has so much potential as an ingredient.
Therefore, we have come up with the best recipes to help you celebrate the smoky fish correctly.
We have included recipes from appetizers to snacks and even the recipes for the main course and salad for you to try throughout the year.
Other than that, many recipes on our list can use hot-smoked and cold smoked salmon, so feel free to create the dish around your favorite one.
No doubt, you will like all of the recipes listed above.
Let us know which one you have tried and are willing to try next.
Till then, happy cooking!
Looking for more salmon options, we’ve compiled lists of 21 Leftover Salmon Recipes, 18 Flavorful Air Fryer Salmon Recipes, 15 Canned Salmon Recipes, and What To Serve With Salmon (27 Side Dishes) that you should definitely check out.
13 Ways To Use Smoked Salmon 🐟
Let us make the best meals, appetizers, and snacks from these 13 easy smoked salmon recipes!
- Hot Smoked Salmon
- Cold Smoked Salmon
- Smoked Salmon Pesto Pasta
- Smoked Salmon Canapés
- Smoked Salmon & Asparagus Risotto
- Creamy Hot Smoked Salmon Pasta
- Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs
- Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Canapés
- Smoked Salmon Baked Potatoes
- Avocado Smoked Salmon Salad With Dijon Honey Vinaigrette
- Orecchiette With Hot-Smoked Salmon, Peas & Beurre Blanc Sauce
- Smoked Salmon & Mango Poke Bowl
- Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry Tart
- Pick one or more options from our list of Smoked Salmon Recipes here!
- Start creating your new favorite dish.
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