Pan-Seared Salmon

Ingredients :IMG_6573

  • 4 pieces boneless salmon fillets with skin
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp.fresh dill,chopped
  • 2 tbsp,flat-elf parsley,chopped
  • 2 tbsp.fresh thyme,chopped
  • 1 lemon ice for garnishing
  • *bread crumbs,1/2 tsp,wholegrain mustard and soft butter,optional (to make herb-crusted salmon)

Procedure :

1.Marinate the fish in salt,pepper and lemon juice for 30 minutes.Mix the chopped herbs and olive oil together in a bowl.preheat oven to 350 F.

2.Preheat a grill or pan.If making crusted salmon,mix the herbs,butter,mustard and breadcrumbs in a bowl.Cover the flesh part of the fish with the herb crust.

3.Otherwise, simply cover the  salmon with the chopped herbs.

4.Brown the salmon in a grill or pan until the skin and crust are crisp, about 1 1/2 minutes each side.Transfer to a baking pan and bake for 3-5 minutes more,or until the centre is still slightly pink.

5.Serve the fish with mushroom sauce or lemon-butter sauce and garnish with lemon slices and fresh dill.

To make mushroom sauce  : (optional)

  • Heat 1 tbsp.butter in a pan.
  • Saute 2 tbsp chopped shallots and add 1/4 cup white wine.
  • Let the the reduce to half.
  • Add 2 tbsp,sliced white mushrooms,any leftover fish marinade,and 1/2 cream.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Whisk until slightly thick.Spoon over the fish

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