How to Make Fish Taste Better Healthy Salmon Recipes

Omega oils and fatty acids are essential for good health. Fish, especially tuna and salmon, contains high levels of essential omega-3 oils. Fish has long been hailed as 'brain food'. Problem is, a lot of people hate fish. Here are grilled salmon recipes that take fish from yucky to yummy.

Ultimate omega-3 grilled salmon sandwich: whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, celery seed, dill, garlic and fresh cracked pepper. Marinate salmon fillets (don't use fish in steaks--fillets are tastier and less bony). When grilling the salmon, add sliced sweet onions. Cook fish until flesh is flaky and opaque (not translucent) and onions are caramelized. Serve on onion buns or whole grain bread, spread with olive oil mayonnaise (rich in omega 3).

  Grilled salmon chef salad; marinate and grill salmon fillets using above recipe. Crumble salmon onto romaine salad (romaine lettuce, shredded purple cabbage and shredded carrots). Top with sliced almonds, cracked pepper, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and sprouts. Dress with raw olive oil and balsamic or acai vinegar. Option: add garlic croutons and sliced hard boiled eggs.

 Nut-crusted grilled salmon: finely crush almonds, pecans or walnuts. Dip salmon fillets in melted butter and coat with crushed nuts. Grill until fish is flaky and nuts are toasted. Optional: mix sesame seeds into crushed nuts, or coat salmon in sesame seeds instead of nuts. Top with Parmesan cheese. Serve with sauteed fresh green beans.

  Portobello encrusted grilled salmon: Scrape the black inner gills from portobella mushrooms. Allow gills to dry on paper towel. Dip salmon in melted butter and then coat with dried mushrooms. Saute or grill salmon until flaky. Top with fresh sliced or grilled portobello mushrooms. Serve with linguine tossed with truffle oil or olive oil, basil and oregano.

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