17 Salmon and Shrimp Recipes: Delicious and Healthy Appetite!

Salmon and Shrimp Recipes

Are you a seafood enthusiast? Have you ever wondered what seafood like salmon and shrimp tastes like? I’m here to tell you pairing salmon, and shrimp is one of the best ways to prepare and enjoy a delightful seafood experience! 

You have so much variety when preparing salmon and shrimp; the recipes are almost endless, but today, I will pick out 17 of the most popular and delectable recipes for you.

Also, suppose you’re a health enthusiast and eat only healthy food. In that case, I can’t recommend a better combo than salmon and shrimp because they are high sources of protein, healthy Omega-3 fats, oils, essential vitamins, and minerals.

I guarantee you’ll love the recipes I’ll share with you today. So, listed below are 17 salmon and shrimp recipes to incorporate into your diet! Let’s get started with these fantastic salmon and shrimp recipes!

1. Cajun Salmon and Shrimp

The first recipe on our list is salmon and shrimp with creamy cajun butter sauce. This will do if you want a salmon and shrimp recipe to make in 20 to 30 minutes.

It is easy to prepare because all you need are Cajun seasoning, squeezed lemon, garlic flavors, heavy cream, and parmesan cheese.

You can also make this dish colorful by adding some parsley to the top of your jumbo shrimp. I like this meal because you can immediately enjoy the Cajun salmon and shrimp or make a side of rice or pasta for added variety.

2. Creamy Tuscan Salmon and Shrimp Pasta

Where are my pasta lovers? Did you know you can up your pasta game by adding some Tuscan cream-flavored salmon and shrimp to it? If you didn’t, now you do!

If you are looking for interesting ways to add veggies and fruits to your meal, this dish is ideal, as you will need some spinach, tomatoes, and avocado to this recipe. All the vegetables make it a healthy meal, of course.

This dish is best eaten immediately after cooking it. But you can refrigerate and reheat any leftovers with water over medium-low heat.

3. Grilled Salmon and Shrimp Skewers with Jalapenos and Bacon

Bring out your grilling pan or BBQ grill because you need it for this salmon and shrimp with pasta! The mild flavor and protein in shrimp make them easy to pair with different ingredients like salmon and pasta to form a nutritious and balanced food.

The recipe combines grilled salmon and shrimp and a little bacon with a jalapeño slice. You can add paste for more balance too.

I also love that you do not need many ingredients and spices to make these salmon and shrimp skewers with Jalapeños and bacon. In fact, all the major ingredients are in the name of the food!

4. Garlic Dijon Shrimp and Salmon Foil Packs

As the name suggests, you make this delicious dish by combining it with Dijon mustard sauce, then serve in foil packs. And because the dish is served in foil packs, cleaning up after everyone eats will be a breeze!

I especially love how the bold Dijon sauce, honey, butter, and garlic flavors are trapped in the packs to generate that burst of deliciousness in your mouth as you eat!

How do you make them? It’s as simple as wrapping everything in the packs, popping them in the oven, and waiting a bit. Then, open the oven, and the flavorful seafood delicacy will hit your nose hard!

5. Blackened Salmon with Sautéed Shrimp Over Steamed Vegetables

Here’s a recipe that I recommend to all seafood lovers! It is so easy to make and particularly healthy, too, so that’s a win-win situation for you if you eat it!

The dish combines protein, fiber, and vegetable vitamins to ensure your body gets the right nutrients. You can use any quantity of seasoning you want, but it tastes especially lovely when you throw avocado oil into the mix too.

I like serving this dish with steamed vegetables, but you can serve it with anything; salmon and shrimp will always complement any dish.

Not many dishes can boast such flexibility, and I want you to try making it now and see how much fun you have!

6. Grilled Salmon and Shrimp Scampi

Summer is here, so I recommend the perfect seafood meal for the hot days: grilled salmon and shrimp scampi!

It contains flavors from chicken broth to lemon, spinach, tomatoes, and herbs. I know you probably have many dishes lined up for the summer but picture this dish being served during an outdoor summer BBQ, and you’ll understand why I chose it!

You can enjoy this meal with different sides, like rice or pasta, and for a low-carb option, brown rice or Zucchini Noodles make great alternatives. You can also coat it in garlic butter sauce to enrich the dish.

7. Baked Salmon with Lemon Parmesan Shrimp

Have you ever tried baked salmon with lemon parmesan shrimp? You’re missing out! The best thing about salmon and shrimp is that you can cook them in various ways to get different results.

You can boil, fry, grill, and bake the salmon with parmesan-sauced shrimp drizzled with lemon. The lemon combines perfectly with garlic and the whipping cream of the parmesan sauce to give you a delicious and healthy dish!

And baking is a great alternative if you’re tired of cooking salmon and shrimp or looking for more diversity in food taste.

When you bake perfectly and with the combination of flavors, you’ll end up with a delectable dish that’s a treat for the senses.

8. Shrimp Salmon and Saffron Fregola

What do you get when you combine salmon, shrimp, and saffron-infused fregola pasta? The answer is a heavenly dish of juicy shrimp and soft salmon resting happily in grains of fregola pasta!

Here’s what I like the most about this dish: the saffron adds a strong aroma and earthiness to the meal, and the vibrant colors of the multiple kinds of seafood and the fregola make this meal a treat for both the eyes and the tongue. These alone make this dish one of my favorite Mediterranean delicacies!

9. Spicy Salmon Sushi Bake

Are you ready for a culinary experience filled with flavor? Try out the spicy salmon sushi bake! This dish combines baked salmon with a spicy sauce to create a mouth-watering casserole that blends textures and flavors.

Add mayonnaise for an extra flavor that adds to the salmon’s richness. And for toppings, I recommend you sprinkle toasted sesame seeds. You can also add crispy seaweed flakes; they both work well.

The end result of all this is a delicious meal, and I wager each bite will leave you wanting more. It’s an exciting twist on traditional sushi that’s sure to impress, so it’s the perfect dish for gatherings!

10. Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Salmon

If you want something rich and decadent, try the Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Salmon. Imagine lovely salmon fillets filled with crab and shrimp, two premium ingredients offering many flavors!

Inside each bite, expect to taste a delightful combination of seafood flavors that perfectly complement the tender and flaky salmon. The taste will be even better if you season with herbs and spices.

Do you intend to host summer parties, and do you want to have everyone raving about the meals there? Serve this dish and have everyone talking and asking when your next party will hold!

11. Salmon and Shrimp in Basil Butter Wine Sauce

Enjoy your seafood experience with salmon and shrimp in basil butter wine sauce. Make this dish by soaking the tender salmon and thick shrimp in a thicker sauce with basil, smooth butter, and white wine.

When you combine all these ingredients, the result will be something that blends buttery, tangy, and herbaceous flavors to tickle your taste buds!

Once the salmon and shrimp are cooked to perfection, they take in the delightful aroma of the sauce to give you an elegant dish. Treat yourself to this summer dish; you’ll be glad you did!

12. Braided Salmon with Shrimp and Crab Meat

Try the braided salmon with shrimp and crab meat for something truly impressive. Make this by carefully braiding the fresh salmon fillets. While this is visually appealing, it also adds to your mouth’s unique feel and taste.

There will be crevices in the braided salmon, and you’ll fill them with a sweet mixture of crab meat and shrimp; it creates harmony few other meals can match!

You can serve this dish when you invite loved ones over and want to taste a unique delicacy and experience seafood as they never have before.

13. Coconut Miso Salmon with Shrimp

Ready for an adventure? Embark on one through coconut miso salmon with shrimp! This dish oozes richness from salmon and succulence from shrimp blended perfectly.

Do you like coconuts? If you do, you must try this dish! You make it by bathing the salmon and shrimp in thick, sweet coconut juice and miso sauce to get sweet, umami flavors. Even reading this is making you curious, isn’t it?

Ensure you cook the salmon and shrimp perfectly because that’s the only way they’ll absorb the sauce to complete the meal. Believe me when I tell you paradise is just one bite of this delicacy away!

14. Hawaiian Salmon Pineapple Bowls

Escape into the tropical paradise of Hawaiian salmon pineapple bowls! The best way to prepare this exquisite salmon is to marinate it with a tangy Hawaiian glaze and serve it in bowls riddled with sweet pineapples. If you’ve always wanted to “visit” Hawaii, have a bite of this dish!

Why does this meal taste so good? Much like other shrimp and salmon recipes, this salmon absorbs all the rich flavors of the marinade. And couple that with the natural sweetness of the pineapples, and you have a meal that perfectly balances several tastes.

15. Salmon and Shrimp Cakes

This dish is simply pure bliss! A seafood delight worth trying! I often make these flavorful cakes anytime I want to whip up something that doesn’t take too long to prepare.

Each piece of this cake is filled with soft salmon and shrimp steeped in herbs and spices. And when you talk of their texture, expect something crunchy on the outside and a thick, moist, flavorful center.

You can pan-fry the cakes or bake them. And you can serve them as appetizers or even as the main course. They are as versatile as they are tasty!

16. Red Lobster Salmon New Orleans

Get whisked away by New Orleans’ zestful flavors through delicacy. This dish boasts top-quality grilled salmon with a tasty and spicy Cajun butter sauce that instantly delights your taste buds!

What’s the best way to serve it? Alongside freshly-cooked rice and seasoned vegetables, this meal is better as a main course and less as an appetizer.

Take a bite, and you’ll taste strong spices, healthy vegetables, and tender salmon. This is a soulful cuisine that’s great for when the entire family is around.

17. Baked Salmon with Lemon Parmesan Shrimp

We’re at recipe number 17 already! This is the final recipe for today, and the dish is a masterpiece; I’m not exaggerating. You need very few ingredients to make it, mainly salmon and crunchy lemon Parmesan shrimp; that’s it!

All you have to do is take salmon fillets, bake them until they’re tender and juicy, and smear lemon Parmesan shrimp over them. What does this give you? A delightful and succulent dish like no other!

Also, do you know the best events to serve them at? I can mention a few for you: a special occasion like an office party or school graduation. And even if you just want to share a gourmet dinner, this dish will please even the most discerning palates!

creamy dill salmon with garlic butter

Creamy Dill Salmon with Garlic Butter

You make it by dipping salmon fillets in thick, creamy dill sauce and garlic butter. Next, you cook the salmon, but ensure you don’t overcook it because you want to preserve its texture and the flavor the sauce adds. Pair this dish with your preferred sides for a perfect blend of the richness of dill sauce and savory salmon. The last thing to do is pick up a piece, bite it, and relish the creamy, buttery goodness filled with flavors!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 400 kcal


  • Spatula
  • Skillet
  • Oven
  • Cutting board
  • Baking dish
  • Knife


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Lemon wedges for serving
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp of fresh dill, chopped


  • You first need to preheat your oven to about 190°C (375°F).
  • Next, season the salmon fillets using pepper and salt.
  • For the third step, melt butter using a skillet and mix minced garlic, and sauté.
  • Put the seasoned fillets in the skillet or cooking pot, and cook for a few minutes (2 to 3 minutes should suffice). Make sure each side of the fillets is browned.
  • Put the fillets onto a baking dish (you’ll return to them later).
  • Pour the drill and thick cream into the skillet, then stir and let the mixture simmer until it grows thicker.
  • Then, pour the sauce over the fillets.
  • Put the salmon in the oven and bake for about 13 minutes.
  • Remove it from the oven and let it rest once you see it's been cooked through.
  • Finally, serve with lemon wedges and prepare to have a wonderful time!



Additional Nutritional Info:
Fat: 30g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 28g
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