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The Best 20 Keto Salmon Recipes

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Love Salmon? Salmon is a popular healthy food option because of its high protein content, low-carb salmon dishes are ideal for a keto diet, and incredibly delicious. Salmon can be cooked in so many ways, so we’ve gathered over 20 of our favorite keto salmon recipes so you can try something new.

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Spices, veggies, tortillas, and sauces may all be used to make this fish more enjoyable.

 If you’re tired of the same ground beef and chicken recipes night after night, salmon is a great way to change things up. And this collection of 20 keto easy salmon recipes is here to help you.

Picking the Right Salmon

These days, at the fish counter, you’re more likely to see various salmon options, whether it’s wild or farmed, and whether it’s fresh, frozen, or smoked. Here’s how to choose the best salmon:

  • Fresh salmon should be bright and juicy, not brownish, and smell like the sea rather than fishy.
  • Frozen salmon should not be avoided. It may taste fresher than the fish behind the counter if it’s vacuum-sealed and the label says it was flash-frozen shortly after harvest.

If you wish to buy a whole fish, make sure the eyes are bright and clear and the skin is wet.

Your local grocer or fish market is the most fantastic location to get salmon. They will have the freshest seafood and the most excellent quality and be the most informed about the items offered.

Is Salmon Keto?

Yes, Salmon is Keto-friendly! Actually, salmon is a fantastic addition to any diet since it is high in protein and potassium and omega-3 fatty acids.

Just be careful about how you cook it. Sugars are usually used in traditional marinades and sauces. There’s no need to be concerned about this collection because all of the salmon dishes are Keto-friendly!

How Much Salmon To Eat?

A proper serving size for salmon is 3- 4 ounces (85-114g) that provide around 200 calories and zero net carbs.

Wild salmon is higher in nutrients than farmed salmon. According to the USDA a serving of 3oz of cooked Atlantic Salmon has:

  • 175 calories
  • 10.5 g of fat
  • 0 g of carbs
  • 18.6 g of protein

Cucumber Smoked Salmon Appetizer with Dill Cream Cheese

These little cucumber smoked salmon appetizers are not only elegant but delicious and quick to make. Extremely easy to assemble, this appetizer will surely impress your friends at the next dinner or party.
These little cucumber smoked salmon appetizers are not only elegant but delicious and quick to make. Extremely easy to assemble, this appetizer will surely impress your friends at the next dinner or party.
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Keto Smoked Salmon Fat Bombs

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If you are looking for an easy and delicious keto appetizer, then these Keto Smoked Salmon Fat Bombs are perfect for you.
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The Best Low Carb Keto Salmon Patties Recipe – Ready in 20 minutes

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These salmon patties are flavorful, easy to make, and perfect for meal prep. Enjoy delicious salmon cakes that are crispy on the outside but flaky and tender on the inside. It’s a family favorite salmon recipe that’s ready in 20 minutes, delicious served for lunch or dinner with a homemade dipping sauce or a side salad.
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Spicy Salmon Poppers

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These Spicy Salmon Poppers are a nutrient-dense, low-carb appetizer, snack, or supper!
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Keto Salmon Meatballs with Lemon Sauce

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These baked salmon meatballs are healthy and delicious! Plus, these are made without any bread crumbs.
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Keto Salmon Salad

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This Keto Salmon Salad’s simple to prepare, and it’s a delicious option when you’re looking for a lighter meal.
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Greek Salmon Salad

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This Greek Salmon Salad is a beautiful combination of delicate, flaky salmon, fresh vegetables, salty feta cheese, and a tasty vinaigrette. It’s a perfect choice for a weekend dinner, and it just takes a few minutes to prepare.
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Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Salmon

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This tasty and straightforward Salmon dish is a hit with the whole family. The creamy sauce is delicious!
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Easy Garlic Butter Salmon

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Made with your favorite vegetables, it’s an easy way to eat a healthy meal without making compromises on taste.
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Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Avocado Sauce

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This Keto Salmon dish with creamy avocado sauce is one of the best keto salmon recipes that you will ever try.
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Cream Cheese Dill Baked Salmon

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Cream Cheese Dill Baked Salmon is a super easy dinner recipe to make in under 30 minutes. With just a few ingredients, this perfectly baked salmon recipe is moist, tender, and flaky on the inside.
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Sheet Pan Eggs with Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Dill

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Perfect for brunch with your friends, these eggs are a breeze to cook for one, but they’re tough to make for a crowd.
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Keto Baked Salmon

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It’s so easy to customize with your favorite seasonings, and takes less than 15 minutes from start to finish.
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Whole30 Garlic Salmon

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Flavored with garlic, baked in foil, and served alongside sautéed spinach for a complete meal, this salmon will taste delicious.
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Easy Keto Salmon Quiche – Savory Low Carb Pie

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This Keto Salmon Quiche is made with leftover baked salmon, eggs, cheese, and a super flaky low carb crust. The filling is a breeze to make, so this quiche one of those extremely easy and tasty keto recipes.
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Fresh Salmon Frittata

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This low carb salmon frittata is so easy to make and needs only a few simple ingredients.
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Low Carb Beetroot & Gin Salmon Gravadlax

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Nothing beats toasted keto bread with cream cheese, sliced salmon gravadlax, and a sprinkling of dill.
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Keto Salmon and Asparagus

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Easy, fabulous, and super-tasty, this Keto Salmon and Asparagus recipe is so good, you’ll be adding it to your cooking rotation!
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Crispy Salmon Caprese Salad

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This refreshing Crispy Salmon Caprese Salad is exactly what you need on a summer evening.
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Orange Mustard Glazed Salmon

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You will need only 4 ingredients to make this delicious Orange Mustard Glazed Salmon.
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The Best 20 Keto Salmon Recipes

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Prep time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Yelds 2 servings
Author Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com

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Love Salmon? Salmon is a popular healthy food option because of its high protein content, low-carb salmon dishes are ideal for a keto diet, and incredibly delicious. Salmon can be cooked in so many ways, so we’ve gathered over 20 of our favorite keto salmon recipes so you can try something new.
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Pat dry salmon fillets and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the salmon flesh-side down in olive oil. Sear for 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove from the heat and keep warm.
  • Make the garlic butter sauce
  • Bring the salmon back to the pan, cover in garlic butter.
  • Serve immediately, drizzle with mire garlic butter sauce and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving.
Calories
489kcal
Total Carbs
3g
Net Carbs
2g
Protein
34g
Fat
35g
Fiber
1g
Sugar
1g

How do we calculate the nutrition info?

These nutrition facts listed are determined using nutrition information from the USDA Food Database. Our nutrition facts are accurate, but if you are using different products, please make your calculations. Net carb count is calculated by subtracting both fiber and sugar alcohols because they don’t raise blood sugar.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword keto salmon, salmon recipes
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