A simple, straightforward, quick recipe for pan-fried salmon. Besides salmon fillets, all you need is butter and fresh lemon juice.

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prep:
5 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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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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  • Melt butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Pour in lemon juice and swirl the skillet to mix melted butter and lemon juice.

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  • Place salmon fillets, flesh side down, in the pan and cook until browned, about 3 minutes. Spoon lemon butter over the top of the fillets as they cook. Turn fillets over with a spatula and cook for an additional 1 or 2 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillets. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

178 calories; protein 21.1g; carbohydrates 0.7g; fat 9.6g; cholesterol 64.6mg; sodium 131.8mg. Full Nutrition
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