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Pan-seared Lemon Pepper Salmon

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 10 min
  • $$$$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromThe Recipe Critic

Ingredients

  • 4 6-ounce salmon filets
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 teaspoons of freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Prep: 1. Juice 1 lemon. Cut one into wedges for serving 2. Whisk together olive oil and lemon juice. 3. Brush salmon with this mixture and sprinkle with pepper. Make: 1. Heat a medium non stick skillet on medium heat. Drizzle with oil. 2. When pan is hot, place salmon fillets in the pan skin side down. Cover the top and let them cook for 4-5 minutes until cooked throughout. Flip them over for a few seconds to brown the top. 3. Serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

Simple, flavorful and great for the whole family! 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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