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This recipe is so simple and quick to prepare, it’s perfect for busy weeknight dinners. We enjoyed ours with a side of jasmine rice and some sugar snap peas with lemon.
Simple Seared Salmon
1 lb wild caught salmon (cut into 4 portion sizes)
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon lemon zest
salt and pepper to taste
2 teaspoons olive oil
In a small bowl, combine all of your ingredients except the salmon. Season your salmon evenly with the spice mixture, and let it sit at room temperature for at least 10 minutes.
Heat your oil in a large skillet or grill pan over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add your fish, skin side down. Sear the fish about 3 to 5 minutes per side, depending on the thickness. Let the fish rest for 5 minutes before eating. Don’t worry if it’s slightly undercooked in the middle, as it will continue to cook while it sits.