Spending time making a beautiful salmon dinner is a great way to eat healthy and get your vitamins. When thinking about what to serve with salmon, we carefully selected our best salmon side dishes that we think compliment the salmon beautifully.
There are so many great options to serve with this delicious fish and no matter what you season your salmon with, there is a side here to go with it. We have some of our favorite vegetables to serve with salmon along with some great delicious salads that we love.
Here are our favorite sides to serve with salmon.
Broccolini goes well with just about any meat and it is perfect with salmon. The miso adds a great umami flavor and adds more nutrition to your meal.
These delicious creamy smashed potatoes with butter and chives is a classic side to serve with salmon. The richness compliments the salmon beautifully and who does not love buttery potatoes!
Cumin and lime coleslaw is the perfect lighter option to serve with your salmon. This is not your grandma’s coleslaw recipe. The flavors of cumin, shallots and lime make this a bright fresh and tasty side dish.
Charred broccoli with lemon makes the perfect side to salmon and tastes so amazing. Roasting the broccoli until it is charred a bit on the outside and then squeezing some lemon over top makes for such a delicious side.
This light Asian flavored salad is loaded with crunch, flavor and so easy to make. You can eat this salad on it’s own or serve it as a side with salmon.
This really easy side dish is loaded with flavor and nutrients. Make extra of this because it makes great leftovers!
These turmeric potatoes are cooked with shallots, a little allspice and turmeric in a chicken stock base until fork tender. These are the perfect side dish to any meal and great to eat on their own!
These sauteed Brussels sprouts are a classic and this method of cooking them, while simple, yields amazing flavor! We use these as a side for so many meals.
This warm radicchio and arugula salad is a great way to prepare radicchio (the purple lettuce) and it is covered in the most amazing warm balsamic vinaigrette! Use the warm vinaigrette as a sauce for your salmon and it will taste amazing!
It doesn’t get much better than spinach with crispy pancetta! The pancetta and shallots are cooked until crisp before adding the spinach making them so delicious. It is finished off with a little lemon and butter to round out all of the flavors.