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Seared Salmon

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 10 min
  • $$$
Gatheredtable
from Mary, Gatheredtable Founder

Ingredients

  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound salmon fillet

Directions

Prep: 1. Juice lemon. Make: 1. Sprinkle salt, pepper and lemon juice over both sides of salmon. 2. Coat a skillet with olive oil; heat over medium-high heat. 3. Add fish (skin-side down) to skillet, and cook until skin is golden and fish releases easily from pan (~4 minutes). 4. Using a spatula, gently flip fish and cook about 3 minutes more. 5. Serve.

Notes

Check out our tips for buying and cooking fish here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/a-beginners-guide-to-how-to-buy-and-cook-fish/ Looking for a good substitute? Many fish types are extremely versatile, check out our recommended substitutions here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/recipe-hacking-how-to-substitute-different-types-of-fish/

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