Next time you grill salmon, throw a few extra fillets on the grates so you can make one of these dishes the next day.
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Next time you grill salmon, throw a few extra fillets on the grates so you can make one of these dishes the next day.

1. Sandwiches
Layer it with bacon and watercress in a ciabatta roll for a riff on a BLT.

Grilled Salmon Sandwiches
Credit: © Tina Rupp

Or dress it with herby yogurt and stuff the salad in a hot dog bun for a salmon roll.

Lobster-Roll-Style Salmon Sandwiches

2. Kedgeree
Make a delicious version of this lesser-known British-style breakfast and stir it into creamy curried rice with hard-boiled eggs.

3. Fried rice
While we’re on the topic of rice, why not use grilled salmon in this Chinese comfort classic?

Salmon Fried Rice with Carrots and Cabbage
Credit: Phoebe Lapine

4. Hash
Toss the salmon with cooked potatoes and bacon, then top with poached eggs.

Salmon Hash with Poached Eggs

5. Tacos
Wrap leftover grilled salmon in tortillas and top with cabbage, cilantro, radishes and sour cream or pickled onions and lentils.

6. Salad
Turn your Greek salad into a full meal by adding some flaked grilled salmon.

Greek Salad with Oregano-Roasted Salmon

Or substitute it for tuna in a Niçoise salad.

Hot Niçoise Salad
Credit: © John Kernick

7. Pasta
Use salmon in place of anchovies for a heartier version of puttanesca.

Kristin Donnelly is a former Food & Wine editor and author of the forthcoming The Modern Potluck (Clarkson Potter, 2016) and the blog Eat Better, Drink Better. She is also the cofounder of Stewart & Claire, an all-natural line of lip balms made in Brooklyn.