The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Easy Peasy Salmon

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

2
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

This salmon preparation is so simple, it’s perfect for those of us who only need to feed one or two people. The basic method can be found here, but feel free to change things up any way you’d like!

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 10 ounces, weight Salmon Fillets, Center Cut Preferably (about 5 Ounces Per Fillet)
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste
  • Dill, to taste

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 400 F. In a stainless steel (or other oven safe) skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. While the oil is getting warm, season the salmon fillets with salt, pepper and dill.

Once the oil is smoking and rippling, throw the salmon fillets skin-side down into the pan and don’t touch them for at least 3 minutes. Once the 3 minutes are up, it’s time to flip over the salmon. Since the pan was nice and hot, your salmon should flip without a problem. However, if it starts to stick, just let the salmon cook a little longer until it releases from the pan. Cook the salmon on the other side for about 2 minutes, or until that side releases from the pan as well.

Flip the salmon back over to the skin side and place the whole pan in the oven for approximately 5 minutes. I say approximately because I usually check for doneness around 2 minutes or so by pushing on it slightly with my finger. If it springs back, but still feels a little squishy, you’re good to go.

I like to serve the fish with a lemon wedge, but you can go the naughty (yummy) route and serve it up with some dill sauce. Enjoy!

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Mahi Mahi Kebabs
Profile Photo by Shelby- Go Eat and Repeat in Main Courses
Mahi Mahi Kebabs are the perfect light dinner! Zucchini, red onion,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Almond Meal Crusted Cod
Profile Photo by Kelli @ Hungry Hobby in Main Courses
An easy, delicious, gluten-free meal made in 30 minutes flat! Delicious...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 5 Level: Easy


Sushi Rice Bowls
Profile Photo by PW Food & Friends in Main Courses
A simple and delicious variation of a sushi roll. So easy...
4.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa
Profile Photo by Kristin H. in Main Courses
This taco recipe is flavorful and fresh and has a spicy...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Honey Soy Salmon
Profile Photo by Ree | The Pioneer Woman in Main Courses
Sticky, flavorful...and fast! This is my favorite way to cook up...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy