3 salmon recipes your kids will love

3 salmon recipes your kids will love
There are so many benefits to eating fish, especially for children! If you're looking for ways to include this superfood more frequently in your kid's diet, try these three salmon recipes your kids are sure to love.

Try out these healthy salmon recipes with your kids, nutritious and delicious and ticks those all important health boxes for your little ones.

RECIPES: Susie Burrell

diced salmon panko dippers kid friendly


Cooks in 20 mins | Easy | Serves 2


300g Tassal Fresh Diced Tassie Salmon
1 egg, beaten
1 tbsp flour
¼ cup LSA
½ cup panko crumbs
Extra Virgin Olive Oil for cooking
Mixed chopped veggies of your choice


STEP 1: Combine LSA and panko crumbs.
STEP 2: Coat salmon pieces in flour, then dip in egg and crumb mix.
STEP 3: Lightly fry in extra virgin olive oil, AirFry or oven bake at 160 degrees for 20-23 minutes until cooking is browned.
STEP 4: Serve with chopped vegetables and mayonnaise or tomato dipping sauce.

salmon and zuchinni skewers kid friendly

Cooks in 20 mins | Easy | Serves 2


2 portions (approx. 300g) Tassal Salmon fillets, skin-on, cut into 4cm cubes OR 300g Diced Tassal Salmon
1 tbsp olive oil
½ red capsicum, cut into 3cm squares
½ yellow capsicum, cut into 3cm squares
2 medium zucchinis, ribboned
1 lemon, juiced and zested
2 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 tbsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
Lemon wedges to serve


STEP 1: Thread salmon, capsicum and zucchini ribbons onto skewers.
STEP 2: Combine lemon juice, herbs and half the olive oil in a bowl and brush over the kebabs. Allow to sit for 10 minutes.
STEP 3: Heat a grill pan, skillet or BBQ on high heat. Add the remaining olive oil and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.
STEP 4: Serve with lemon wedges, tzatziki and Greek salad.

kid friendly salmon and zucchini slice


Cooks in 60 mins | Easy | Serves 6


300g Tassal hot smoked salmon, torn into pieces
1 leek, sliced
2 small zucchinis, grated
1 cup baby spinach, chopped
½ cup ricotta cheese
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
6 eggs
¼ cup self-raising flour
1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
Handful parsley, finely chopped
Few sprigs of dill
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


STEP 1: Preheat the oven to 160 degrees (fan forced).
STEP 2: Line a 16cm x 11cm loaf tin with baking paper.
STEP 3: Pan fry leek in a small frying pan until soft but not browned and allow to cool.
STEP 4: Place zucchini in a colander and sprinkle with salt. Stand for 10 mins and then squeeze out excess liquid.
STEP 5: Lightly beat eggs in a medium sized bowl and season with salt and pepper
STEP 6: Add breadcrumbs, ricotta, vegetables and herbs to the bowl. Mix well.
STEP 7: Carefully stir through feta and salmon pieces.
STEP 8: Transfer to the baking tin.
STEP 9: Bake for 1 hour until set and golden on top.

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