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  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 5

Learn how long to cook salmon on the stove with this easy pan-seared salmon recipe. The salmon fillets are simply seasoned with salt, pepper, and capers. Garnish with slices of lemon.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat a large heavy skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes.

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  • Coat salmon fillets with olive oil; place skin-side down in the preheated skillet and increase heat to high. Sprinkle with capers, salt, and pepper; cook for 3 minutes on one side. Turn salmon fillets over; continue to cook until salmon flakes easily with a fork, about 5 minutes.

  • Transfer salmon to individual plates and garnish with lemon slices.

Nutrition Facts

371 calories; protein 33.7g; carbohydrates 1.7g; fat 25.1g; cholesterol 99.1mg; sodium 299.8mg. Full Nutrition
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