If you are looking for salmon dinner ideas for two, then you have come to the right place. We have found 17 incredible salmon dinners that are perfect for two people. You may have a hard time choosing which one to try first!
These dinners are great for your next date night. Make one of these meals, light a few candles and let the romance set in. Many of the seafood dinner ideas on our list are also ideal for easy weeknight options. If you need something simple, healthy, and tasty, you will find it here. We also have some amazing side dishes for salmon that will pair perfectly with your salmon dinner for two.
17 Salmon Recipes for Two
Salmon’s health benefits are many and adding it into your dietary routine is a good idea. You will be able to eat it all the time and never get bored with these 17 different ideas on hand. You’ll find many ways to cook salmon on this list but one of the easiest is to grill salmon in tin foil. This alleviates any messy clean-up! But whatever salmon you don’t finish at dinner, you can make leftover salmon for lunch the next day. So check out the recipes below and get cooking!
Rich butter and zesty garlic are rubbed over salmon fillets and then baked to perfection in this recipe from Diethood. Broccoli florets are cooked alongside the seafood to give you a complete dinner. Try replacing the broccoli with some asparagus for a new twist. You can even add some small sliced potatoes to make the entre more hearty. We love this easy creation that makes a wonderful salmon for two.
Honey garlic salmon has lots of flavors in every bite, from sweet to salty. Sweet honey makes a delicious glaze for seafood. This tasty option from Dinner at The Zoo is perfect to serve over a bed of brown rice. Use the extra glaze as a sauce. This entree is sure to be a success on your next date night!
Cooking Classy creates a rich yet light sauce using a few cloves of garlic, chicken broth, and fresh lemon juice. The salmon is seared in a little olive oil and then simmered in the lemon juice mix. The flavor of the sauce permeates the salmon fillets and makes a very flavorful dish.
Tender salmon fillets are coated in a crispy garlic parmesan crust. The cooked salmon is crunchy, salty, and delicious. This entree from Cafe Delites only takes a few minutes to make so it is perfect for mid-week meals.
Cooking your salmon filet in a ginger and soy sauce mix gives it an Asian flair. This creation from Well Plated By Erin is quick and healthy. Add a side dish of snap peas, asparagus, or white rice. A sprinkle of sesame seeds adds color as well as a nutty taste.
This dish from Two Peas and Their Pod is flavorful and filling. Sweet potatoes are baked alongside the salmon fillet. Herby rosemary tastes delicious with both sweet potatoes and salmon. Try using fresh rosemary rather than dried for an even more powerful taste.
These cute little sandwiches are wonderful for your next date night. The sandwiches from Natasha’s Kitchen are simple yet have a lot of flavors. Smoked salmon and dill cream cheese go together so well. These bite-sized tea sandwiches are very easy to eat and great as an appetizer.
This salmon recipe from The Cookie Rookie is an over-the-top and amazing special dish for two. Juicy salmon is marinated and then baked in brown sugar and bourbon mix. Add a side of asparagus to make the entree complete. Make this decadent entree for someone special as it is a true treat!
Salmon, asparagus, and potatoes are all baked together in one pan. This is a very easy, amazing weeknight entree for two from Creme de la Crumb! The fresh lemon slices are beautiful and also flavorful. With just one platter to cook everything, prep and clean up are both very easy. Simple seasonings like salt, pepper, and cloves of garlic are all you need!
We love this juicy, hearty salmon burger recipe from Jessica Gavin. Grill the burger on the grill outside in the summer or fry them inside when the weather is cold. Serve the burgers alongside some sweet potato fries or potatoes. The saucy dill dressing makes a delicious dip for the fries as well! Top the burgers with sliced onion, lettuce leaves, or tomato slices. A whole-wheat bun is ideal.
Recipe Tin Eats creates a crispy, tasty salmon that would be great alongside some asparagus or couscous. Salmon skin is full of healthy fats and is quite nutritious. It also tastes amazing when crisped to perfection! Cook the seafood a little longer to get an extra crispy exterior. Sprinkle with some sea salt before cooking to enhance the taste of the seafood.
Sprinkles and Sprouts creates a nice and simple seafood that is loaded with delicious flavors. The mashed potatoes are easy to make and only require some salt and pepper as seasonings. The soft, creamy texture of the potatoes is great alongside the crispy fish. Add some quickly sauteed asparagus to make sure you enjoy your daily serving of vegetables.
This incredible salmon recipe from Simply Delicious is sweet and spicy. Sweet chili dressing and fresh lime juice marinate the fish and make it taste amazing. A little olive oil is added for a creamier texture. Enjoy the seafood alongside some steamed bok choy, garlic asparagus, or other steamed green veggie. Serve alongside some garlic bread which can then be used to sop up the extra chili dip.
This zesty seafood dish from Ambitious Kitchen is incredible when topped with sweet peach salsa. The creamy avocado in the salsa adds a great texture. Be sure to choose avocados that are slightly soft. That means they are ripe and ready to eat! Add the avocado to the mixing bowl along with the other salsa ingredients and stir well to create a cream dressing. While this is a complete dinner, try adding some sweet potatoes or fries to the side for a little something extra.
You will love this delicious seafood recipe made with a Mexican flair from Gimme Some Oven. The fresh citrus salsa is full of zesty flavor that makes the soft tacos complete. The lemon juice adds a nice zing to the salsa and to the tacos. It’s the perfect easy meal to serve yourself and your hungry husband who will devour at least four or five on his own!
If you are looking for a light dinner idea for two, try this blackened salmon salad. The cajun seasoning is incredible when paired with light, crispy lettuce. Feta cheese, cucumber slices, avocado, and sliced red onion are a few things added to the salad as well. The tangy orange and lemon dressing that Spend With Pennies uses to dress the salad makes the dinner complete!
This dish from Lauren’s Latest has all the flavors you are looking for. The garlic butter breadcrumbs make the perfect coating for the seafood fillets. You may even want to serve garlic bread as a side to mimic the spicy garlic taste. This dish is cooked in butter, making it decadent and rich. Add a lighter green vegetable like asparagus or a heartier side like potatoes to round out the main course. This butter-filled recipe is a great choice for date night! Replace the butter with olive oil if you are looking to cut back on the fats and create a healthier dish. It will still taste amazing even without the rich butter.
There are so many incredible ways to prepare and serve salmon for two people. It is such a healthy meal option and one that people all over the world love. You really can’t go wrong when you serve salmon. While you are only cooking for two, you may want to make extra so you have some leftovers for the next day. These seafood recipes all heat up great and make fantastic lunches.
Let us know which recipes you tried and which ones you love. Are seafood and potatoes your favorite? Or maybe you like the Asian-style dishes. Send us a message or email if you have any other great ideas for salmon meals for two! We are always looking for new and exciting dishes to try. Enjoy!