Seared Salmon - Shifted Fitness & Performance

Seared Salmon




  • 4 salmon portions skin-on
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 8 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill


  1. Season salmon portions with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add in olive oil and heat 30 seconds.
  3. Place salmon portions into the skillet, starting with the skin side up. Sear 3 to 4 minutes, then flip over and sear the other side 3 more minutes.
  4. Move salmon to one side of the pan. Pour lemon juice into empty area of skillet and in garlic cloves and saute 60 seconds.
  5. Spoon garlic lemon juice over salmon and cook until fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Sprinkle fresh dill on top of salmon portions and serve immediately. Garnish with lemon slices if desired.

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