Pan Seared Salmon I

Pan Seared Salmon I

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"Simply seasoned with salt and pepper, these salmon fillets are pan seared with capers, and garnished with slices of lemon."


20 m servings 371 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 25.1 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 33.7 g
  • 67%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 300 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat a large heavy skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes.
  2. Coat salmon with olive oil. Place in skillet, and increase heat to high. Cook for 3 minutes. Sprinkle with capers, and salt and pepper. Turn salmon over, and cook for 5 minutes, or until browned. Salmon is done when it flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Transfer salmon to individual plates, and garnish with lemon slices.
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  1. 126 Ratings


This recipe is simple yet delicious. I skipped the capers and used a normal non-stick frying pan. Poured the olive oil into the pan instead of coating the salmon with it. Perfectly accompanied b...

This dish is wonderful! It is so quick and easy and full of flavor. The only thing I would do different is wait a little longer to add the capers because they got a bit too over-cooked.

A great, simple recipe that can be modified for your own preferences. I like to season my salmon with garlic powder, pepper, and lemon juice prior to frying. I add the oil to the pan rather th...

This is a fast and flavourful recipe. Combined with the saltiness of the capers I did not think adding salt was necessary. I also did not rub olive oil on the salmon because it is a fatty fish...

Will I made my wife happy...made this dish for her. It’s easy to make and its taste great. The Capers and lemon gives the salmon a nice flavor, the capers did rolled off the salmon, so I took a ...

Dude I had a successful date cause of this recepe. I served it with rice, salad and a young white wine.

Delicious and easy! I made it in regular frying pan, like other reviewers I put some olive oil in the pan instead of rubbing the salmon with oil. Instead of cooking with the capers, I put 1 tabl...

Very good simple recipe for those of us seeking a high protein low fat nutritious meal; very good! I have to say, however, to those of you using a nonstick pan, DO NOT ADD OIL OR NON STICK SPAYS...

awesomeness. Did not have any of the problems mentioned by the other reviewers; I kept the lid on-- that might have helped it cook through.