Pan Seared Salmon

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


4 (6 ounce) fillets salmon                                                                             1/8 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons olive oil                                                                                   1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons capers                                                                                      4 slices lemon


  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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 371 calories; 25.1 g fat; 1.7 g carbohydrates; 33.7 g protein; 99 mg cholesterol; 300 mg sodium

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