Herbed Salmon with a Light & Fresh Salad

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Recently, someone asked me how restaurants always get that crispy skin on salmon. I know many of the community members here might be wondering the same so I filmed one of my favorite recipes for you. My Herbed Salmon with a Light & Fresh salad is the perfect recipe for a warm summer night. The parsley, dill, and lemon sauce is to die for and just so easy.  Plus, the salad underneath makes for such a balanced and delicious meal. Even for those of you who might not be skilled in the kitchen, this recipe is definitely a must-make! Enjoy. ⁣

Herbed Salmon with a Light & Fresh Salad

Recently, someone asked me how restaurants always get that crispy skin on salmon. I know many of the community members here might be wondering the same so I filmed one of my favorite recipes for you. My Herbed Salmon with a Light & Fresh salad is the perfect recipe for a warm summer night. The parsley, dill, and lemon sauce is to die for and just so easy.  Plus, the salad underneath makes for such a balanced and delicious meal. Even for those of you who might not be skilled in the kitchen, this recipe is definitely a must-make! Enjoy. ⁣

Ingredients
  

Ingredients for the dressing

  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped dill
  • 3 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for the salad

  • Salad greens of choice
  • 1/4 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup cooked peas
  • 1/4 cup sprouts of choice

Ingredients for the salmon

  • 6 oz salmon filet
  • Olive oil for pan
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the salmon by generously seasoning both sides of the salmon filet with salt and pepper.
  • Heat olive oil in a nonstick pan over medium high heat.
  • Add filets skin side down and cook it mostly on this side (about 8 minutes) You’ll know it’s almost finished when it reaches an internal temperature of 145F. In the last 10-20 seconds of cooking, flip the salmon over and quickly sear the other side.
  • While the salmon cooks, prepare the sauce. Finely mince the dill and parsley and add it to a small bowl with the lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Once the salmon finishes, plate. Add salad greens of your choice, the quinoa, peas, and sprouts to a large bowl. Top with the salmon and drizzle on the dressing.
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