Fresh salmon fillets marinate briefly in olive oil and paprika before meeting a hot grill pan in this simple recipe. A classic aioli (garlic mayonnaise) punched up with lemon and Dijon mustard is the perfect accompaniment. Serve with an uncomplicated spinach salad.
What to buy: Look for wild or sustainably farmed salmon—check out the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch salmon recommendations and find a market or fishmonger you can trust.
For more delicious salmon ideas, try our BBQ salmon recipe.