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Pan Seared Salmon

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Depending on how thick your salmon filets are, they may need more time in the oven. To round out your meal, serve this dish with dry sautéed asparagus.
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Salmon fillets 24 Ounce, center cut to 1 1/2 inch thick (6 fillets of 4 ounce each)
  Kosher salt 2 Pinch

1. Check the fish for pin bones. If any remove them with teasers.
2. Season with kosher salt on both the sides.
3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

4. Heat a skillet/ pan on medium heat. Pour the oil and let it heat up.
5. Once both the pan and oil are hot, place the salmon carefully skin side down. Let it cook for a few minutes or till it turns brown from bottom and the salmon leaves the pan. Using metal spatula, flip it and continue to sear ot on the other side for another 1 minute.
6. Transfer the pan into the preheated oven and cook for 5 minutes or till the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F.
7. Remove the fish from the oven and let it rest for another minute.

8. In a serving plate, serve the salmon garnished with lemon juice and salad or as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
17 Minutes
The Chef gives some really helpful tips about how to cook salmon perfectly. Many think that it's difficult to prepare salmon but that's not the case. The Chef makes it so simple and easy.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169 Calories from Fat 73

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.4 mg20.8%

Sodium 133.2 mg5.5%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 23 g45%

Vitamin A 0.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 1.4% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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