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Pan Roasted Salmon
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
11 mins
Pan Roasted Salmon is one of the most delicious ways to prepare salmon. It gets a nice crust on the seared side and remains moist inside. On top of all that, it is beautiful to present on a plate as well. Just make sure you start with the best quality salmon you can find.
Course: Entrées
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Seafood, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free, Quick and Easy
Servings: 2
Calories: 201 kcal
Author: The Blue Jean Chef, Meredith Laurence
  • 2 5-ounce salmon fillets
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • olive oil
  • lemon
  • fresh herbs chives, tarragon, parsley, thyme
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400˚ F.
  2. Pre-heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and season the salmon with salt and pepper. Add a little olive oil to the skillet and then place the salmon in the pan, presentation side down. Sear for 2 minutes on each side and then transfer the skillet to the oven for 6 or 7 minutes, or until firm to the touch.
  3. Remove the salmon to a plate and serve with a squeeze of lemon and your choice of fresh herbs.

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Nutrition Facts
Pan Roasted Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 201 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 695mg20%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.