I have a huge herb garden and love using herbs in almost everything I cook. Living in the Pacific Northwest, we eat a lot of wild-caught salmon, so I use fresh herbs in this moist and delicious grilled recipe. On cooler days, bake it instead. —Michelle Glassmeyer Wunsch, Bothell, WA
"My husband has very selective tastes, so when he raved about this wonderful marinated baked salmon at a dinner party, I knew I had to have the recipe," says Maria Davis of Flower Mound, Texas. "The citrusy salsa is as pretty as it is tasty."
Helen Vail marinates salmon and vegetables in a pleasant lime mixture, then tucks individual portions into foil packets. "I like to serve them with grilled skewers of corn-on-the-cob rounds, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes," adds the Glenside, Pennsylvania cook.
These fillets bake up moist and golden brown. Our grown daughters and grandsons like their food on the spicy side, so I knew Creole seasoning would make this entree a family favorite.—Florine Bruns, Fredericksburg, Texas
"My inspiration for this deliciously different salmon dish came from a variety of Saturday morning cooking shows," writes Amy Clark from Chesapeake, Virginia. "Dinner guest always admire how pretty each fish bundle looks."
From Bullhead City, Arizona, Kathryn Samodell shares her tasty treatment for salmon. "This mildly sweet and spicy rub is delicious on the moist fish and is a nice switch from traditional butter and lemon," she says.
A slightly sweet sauce makes tender salmon fillets a tempting main dish. "A friend gave me this simple and delicious recipe, which I've passed on to other fish fans," says Trish Horton of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
From her kitchen in Chiniak, Alaska, Becky Applebee serves golden tortilla wedges filled with a rich combination of smoked salmon, cream cheese, Swiss cheese, garlic and dill. They're a snap to whip up for the salmon lovers in your family.
Fishing for a new way to serve salmon that's special enough for company? Our Test Kitchen staff came up with this elegant entree. A generous topping of bread crumbs, almonds, green onion and seasonings gives moist salmon a tasty treatment.