Whole salmon recipes

Whole salmon recipes

Impress guests by serving a whole salmon at the dinner table. See our best-rated recipes that show how to make the most of this versatile fish.

44 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A brilliant all-in-one dish that's perfect for a Friday night fish supper or summer roast

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve salmon with paprika, ginger and honey mustard glaze for an Indian-inspired, original roast

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Roast whole sides of salmon with Middle Eastern spices and serve with tangy citrus and currant couscous - perfect for feeding a crowd

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Salmon stuffed with Mediterranean flavours, this light, healthy spring lunch is made to share with friends

20 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cooking whole sides of salmon for a centrepiece is a sociable and special way of eating

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A whole poached salmon makes a buffet centrepiece with wow-factor - we've got ideas for using up the leftovers too

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Beautiful served hot or cold, this poached salmon makes a stunning yet stress-free centrepiece for a buffet lunch

2 hrs
More effort
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Divide a whole side of salmon into fillets, cover with a sticky citrus glaze, then bake for a festive dinner party crowd-pleaser

1 hr
Easy
6 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake this fabulous fish dish en papillote for a smart, seasonal main course that looks spectacular when served at the table

1 hr
More effort
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Buy a whole piece of salmon for this traybake if you're feeding a family and cut into adult and children-sized portions. It's cooked in a delicious teriyaki sauce

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Create a refreshingly aromatic centrepiece with Gordon Ramsay's easy way of cooking salmon

1 hr
More effort
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Learn how to poach a salmon perfectly with our step-by-step recipe - then serve with homemade chive, basil and dill mayonnaise

1 hr and 50 mins
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Ever the versatile fish, this fresh, no-cook salmon starter can be made a few days ahead

30 mins
Easy
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