How To Cook Salmon

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Hello, and welcome to our How To Cook Salmon page. On this cooking salmon page, we will take you through the many ways to cook salmon including how to grill salmon and how to smoke salmon. Additionally, we will bring you many great grilled salmon recipes.

Why should we want to know how to cook salmon? Well, salmon is not only great tasting but it also has many health benefits. Salmon is replete with what are known as Omega-3 fatty acids which have several well-known health benefits. Salmon is high in protein and low in calories which results in a more efficient metabolism and strong muscular growth while reducing your cholesterol levels at the same time.

Realizing the great taste and health benefits of salmon, let’s look at the bests way to cook salmon. (Remember to get ocean salmon whenever possible as the health benefits are greater than farmed salmon. For more information, read farmed salmon vs. wild salmon.)

How To Cook Salmon Videos

Below, you will find all of the best Internet videos on How To Cook Salmon, including How To Grill Salmon and How To Smoke Salmon. Cooking salmon is not only good for your health, but it’s fun! Simply click the links to launch the video in its own window. Enjoy the shows! (Be sure see below for great grilled salmon recipes.)

Cooking Salmon with Ray Hayes

Ray Hayes is an Executive Chef specializing in seafood. This video, approximately 3 minutes, walks you through several ways of cooking salmon. In this video series, Ray walks you through how to bake salmon in many different ways. This is a quality series presented by MonkeySee.

Cutting and Selecting Salmon

Again, chef Ray walks us through how to properly select salmon. Ray walks you through how to select the proper salmon at the grocery store and then the proper way to cut your salmon before cooking. While you are there, check out all of Ray’s other videos on cooking salmon…they are well done.

Baked or Grilled Salmon Chipotle Recipe

In this video from the TV Cooking Recipes Series, we are taught how to grill salmon and how to bake salmon. Additionally, the presenter describes the health differences between farmed and wild salmon. Did you know that farmed salmon eat cereal? Yes, cereal!

Cooking Salmon with Chef Eric Rupert

In this video, professional chef Eric walks us through preparing a basil crusted salmon. Chef Eric walks us through the various methods he uses in preparing and cooking salmon. This is another informative video on cooking salmon.

Smoked Salmon from Whole Gourmet Natural Cooking

In this 5 minutes video, Allison from Natural Cooking walks us through how to make smoked salmon at home in just about 25 minutes. She also shows us how to get that great smoky flavor without having to go to a restaurant. Allison uses this Cameron Cookware Stainless Steel Stovetop Smoker to produce this outstanding smoke salmon. Like others, Allison also tells you not only how to cook salmon but how to buy the proper MSC salmon.

Easy Cook Salmon

This video comes from Easy Cook Videos. In this simple 3 minute presentation, we see a straightforward presentation on how to cook salmon. If you want the quick answers, this video may be for you!

Cooking Salmon with the George Foreman Grill

Let’s face it. We love the George Foreman Grill when we want to get a great meal fast. In this amateur but informative video, we learn how to grill salmon on the George Foremen grill!

Salmon on the Smokeboard

Want Australian excitement in your salmon? Australian celebrity chef Vick Cherikoff enthusiastically shows you how to smoke salmon in this video. He is an enthusiastic teacher and, after one look at his salmon, you will need to learn his salmon cooking technique.

Poached Salmon with Louis Ortiz

Another great way to cook salmon is poaching salmon. In this video, professional chef Louis Ortiz walks us through step-by-step how to create great poached salmon in 3 minutes. Enjoy!

Grilling a Salmon with Jason Hill

Renowned chef Jason Hill walks us through how to grill a salmon. He illustrates how to grill salmon at home including preparation of the salmon and grilling times.

Grill and Barbeque Salmon

Here we have another video on How to Grill Salmon. This is presented on YouTube not by a professional chef but by an amateur. But, often, these videos are the best because the amateurs are using the same tools as the rest of us. This 3 minute video, humbly entitled How to Grill Salmon Perfectly, might just be for you!

How to Cook Salmon Articles

We realize that not everyone wants to watch videos to learn. Others prefer to read and print out the proper procedures to grill, smoke, or bake salmon. For those of you who prefer the written word, here are several articles on how to cook salmon.
King or Chinook Salmon: In this article from, we learn how to cook King Salmon.

Cooking Salmon Steaks on the Grill: In this article from eHow, we are walked through how to grill salmon. This article gives us a step-by-step procedure that we can print out and bring along with us.

Cooking Salmon from This detailed article presents us with the many ways of cooking salmon including how to smoke salmon and how to grill salmon.

The Quick Cook Teach Salmon: In this article, we are given cooking salmon techniques that allow us to cook salmon in 30 minutes or less.

Grilling Salmon with How To Do Things: How to Do Things brings us this detailed article on on how to cook salmon that you may enjoy.

Grilled Salmon Recipes

Finally, we promised you great grilled salmon recipes. The links below will literally take you to hundreds of outstanding ways to cook salmon.

Salmon Chanted Evening: This page, with the great title of Salmon Chanted Evenings, will take you through cooking salmon in many different ways including pastas, sidedishes, appetizers, and of course cooking salmon as the main dish.

A Site Dedicated to Salmon Recipes: Here,we have found a website dedicated to one thing: Salmon Recipes. Enjoy all of these great grilled salmon recipes that will leave your taste buds delighted!

All Salmon Recipes: All recipes is the definitive source for bringing us the best recipes on the planet. On this page, they bring us all of their favorite salmon recipes. You will surely find many different ways of cooking salmon that will have you enjoying this heart healthy delight in a variety of ways.

How To Cook Salmon: Summary

On this page, we have brought many videos and articles all about how to cook salmon including how to grill salmon and how to smoke salmon.

Salmon is a great tasting heart healthy fish that we can all enjoy. As we have seen, it is much better to purchase wild salmon that the farmed salmon in order to get the best health benefits from salmon.

Finally, we presented you with many pages of grilled salmon recipes that will enable you to cook salmon in a multitude of ways.

If you would like to add a video or article to our how to cook salmon page, please do so in the comments below.

Now, go out there and make some tasty, tempting, heart-healthy salmon dishes!

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  1. Maura Lines

    I love Salmon but have never attempted to cook it b/c I thought it would be difficult. No longer. These videos make it look easy.

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