Pan-Fried Wild Salmon


This is a simple way to prepare tasty wild salmon!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 servings


  • 2 (3 ounce) fillets salmon, with skin

  • sea salt to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Rinse the salmon fillets and pat dry thoroughly with paper towels; season with sea salt.

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Gently lay the salmon into the hot oil with the skin side facing up and cook until the the flesh side is golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes; turn and continue cooking until the skin side is slightly browned, about 5 minutes more. Remove the salmon from the skillet, allowing any oil to drain from the fish back into the pan.

  4. Remove the skin from the salmon fillets; fry the skin in the oil remaining in the skillet until crispy, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve the crispy skin with the salmon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

241 Calories
19g Fat
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 241
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 195mg 8%
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 302mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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