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Quick Salmon Piccata

Rated as 4.79 out of 5 Stars

"This savory dinner is restaurant-worthy, but can be prepped and cooked in under 30 minutes! If you are not a fan of fish, you can substitute thinly sliced or pounded chicken breasts for the salmon. Serve over pasta or rice."
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25 m servings 283
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Pour flour in a bowl and dredge salmon, shaking off the excess.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook salmon fillets until browned on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.
  3. Pour wine into the skillet and scrape browned bits from the bottom. Add garlic and cook until garlic is fragrant and slightly brown and liquid is reduced by half, about 1 minute. Add chicken broth, lemon juice, and capers. Bring to a boil while stirring. Stir in butter until melted. Return salmon fillets to skillet and spoon sauce over them.
  4. Cook, turning fillets once, until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork, about 4 minutes. Serve salmon with sauce poured over it and garnish with lemon slices.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 283 calories; 17.8 9 19.4 54 325 Full nutrition

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Absolutely wonderful way to make salmon. I used 1 T EVOO & 2 T butter to sauté the floured fish in. I also put my floured fish in freezer for 15 min to keep the flour on better while sautéing....

Excellent! As the recipe mentions as an option, I substituted chicken for salmon. I followed the recipe exactly but cooked the chicken longer, turning frequently until cooked through. Incred...

I love this recipe. Now I understand why the picata is such a specialty. Based on the number of peices of white bass fillet I prepared. I used more butter, flour, white wine when more is neede...

I added a little more olive oil prior to cooking the garlic and then after the garlic was done I added a little of the leftover flour from dredging the salmon to make a roux. Then proceeded wit...

This salmon recipe is EXCELLENT! Will definitely make again.

I made it following the recipe exactly. It was the best salmon we’ve ever eaten! It was for a celebration of our adult daughter’s birthday and it was loved by all diners!

Delicious,moist,. My friend asked me for the recipe. Made Recipe as stated.

Delicious! Made as per the recipe.

Followed the recipe exactly. Loved it. Classy restaurant-worthy dish!