How to Tell if Salmon is Cooked

Our comprehensive guide on how to tell when salmon is cooked will give you all the tips you need to become a salmon-cooking pro! 👉


Use a meat thermometer & ensure the fish has an internal temperature of 145 degrees. Check this in the thickest part of the fish.

Appearance & Touch

Perfectly cooked salmon will have a light pink color & will be opaque throughout.

Fork Test

Use a fork & try to flake the salmon. If the salmon flakes easily & the flesh is opaque, it is fully cooked.

serve & enjoy!

serve & enjoy!

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