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A delicious and light lemon pepper salmon that is ready in a matter of minutes!
I love salmon. And when you are preggo, you have to be careful with fish. I am lucky that salmon is on the list of fish that are ok to eat while you are preggo. It’s a good thing because I have been craving a good salmon lately.
This salmon was perfect. It was a delicious and light meal full of flavor. I love to pan sear my salmon. It gives it an amazing crust. It is so nice how fast salmon is ready. It was ready in about 5 minutes and was perfectly flaky and tender. The lemon gave it a hint of citrus flavor and the pepper was the perfect spice. I loved everything about this quick and delicious meal.
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Pan Seared Lemon Pepper Salmon
- Heat a medium non stick skillet on medium heat. While it is heating, whisk together in a bowl olive oil and lemon juice. Sprinkle the salmon fillets with pepper and coat each side in the olive oil and lemon juice. Let them rest in the bowl until the pan is preheated.
- Place salmon fillets in the pan skin side down. Cover the top and let them cook for 4-5 minutes until cooked throughout. I like the tops to also get the pan seared crust so once they are finished, I flip them over for a few seconds to brown the top.
- Sprinkle with fresh lemon and serve over the simple salad.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.