What Fish is Best on Keto?
Fish has always been a staple in high-protein diets. It provides you with healthy fats like omega three. But you don’t have to stick with just one kind of fish. You can choose from a wide variety which is also easy to find, like anchovies, tuna, sardines, and best of all salmon. Some types of salmon also give a considerable dose of vitamin D which is needed to promote the immune system and bone health.
What is the Best Way to Eat Salmon on Keto?
There is a plethora of ways to eat salmon while on a keto diet. Baked is one of those ways, it keeps the fish moist and tender. You can also have it grilled and served with an avocado and tomato salsa that’s packed with flavor. This will give it a smoky flavor and crispy skin. All the meals below are high in protein and packed with lots of good fat that’s built for keto.
1. KETO CREAMY LEMON GARLIC SALMON RECIPE FROM LOW CARB WITH JENNIFER
This creamy keto salmon recipe will only take 30 minutes to prepare, which is hard to believe considering how filling it is. While you should use a cast-iron skillet to make this dish, you can also use a cast iron or even an oven. Tip: enjoy the gluten-free meal with a side of cauliflower.
2. KETO SALMON COCONUT CURRY FROM REAL BALANCED
Jennifer’s warm and hearty meal is perfect for so many reasons. Not only is it keto-friendly, but it is also gluten-free, egg-free, nut-free, and free of refined sugar, making it suitable for vegans and vegetarians. The total cooking time is just 30 minutes, and you can make it using her homemade curry paste.
3. SALMON WITH VEGETABLES FROM FLAVCITY
This tasty salmon-based meal is just one of many easy keto meals you can savour with keto vegetables. The quick meal is packed with nutrients and takes a mere less than an hour to prepare. To get the crispy texture, Bobby recommends placing the salmon in the fridge with the skin side up for at least 30 minutes to get the desired consistency.
4. KETO BAKED SALMON FROM BLONDELISH
Salmon is, as we know, extremely palatable and can be cooked in many ways. For example, a mustard-herb sauce is used for this recipe, but you can tailor the recipe by adding seasonings of your choice to get your desired flavour. Enjoy the gluten-free dish on its own, with a colourful side salad or with cauliflower rice.
5. KETO BAKED GARLIC PARMESAN SALMON RECIPE FROM HEALTH STARTS IN THE KITCHEN
To properly enjoy this meal, you will have to cook the salmon straight from the freezer. Hayley blends butter, garlic, and Parmesan, amongst other things, in a mixer, which she later coats on the salmon. Use as much of the mixture as you’d like to get your preferred taste.
6. KETO TERIYAKI SALMON FROM HAVE BUTTER WILL TRAVEL
Teriyaki is a Japanese cooking style that involves topping food with a coat of soy sauce, sugar, and mirin (rice wine). Though it’s delicious, the glaze isn’t keto-friendly, hence why this recipe is a great replacement. Niulife coconut aminos is a terrific soy sauce substitute that allows you to enjoy teriyaki dishes without ruining your keto diet.
7.KETO SMOKED SALMON FRITTATA FROM SEEKING GOOD EATS
This egg-based Italian dish traditionally includes vegetables and cheese. But this recipe, however, has put its own twist on it by adding smoked salmon in the mix. The meal is a healthy breakfast, lunch, or dinner option that takes 30 minutes to prepare, making it a satisfying yet quick meal.
8. KETO SALMON WITH AVOCADO SALSA FROM GIMME DELICIOUS
A lot of seafood lovers tend to add garlic, butter, or cream to their salmon recipes. But have you ever paired it with avocado salsa? The mixture – made from avocado, cilantro, and tomato salsa – is easy to make! Remember to cook the salmon for the recommended time to avoid over-cooking it as it’s a delicate food.
9. SMOKED SALMON FAT BOMBS FROM SUGAR FREE MOM
Who says that you can only have salmon one way? With only five ingredients, these smoked salmon fat bombs are perfect if you have a tight schedule and are looking for a quick satisfying fix. Brenda uses bagel seasonings to coat the fat bombs, but to keep your carb intake low, consider swapping it for something else.
10. BAKED CAJUN SALMON FROM WHAT’S IN THE PAN
Originating from Louisiana – home to a large Creole population – cajun seasoning consists of herbs like garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper. It’s used across various dishes, including seafood. Olya’s keto recipe is packed with flavor and takes less than 25 minutes to make.
I hope you enjoy these salmon recipes – if so, please leave a comment!