Pan-Fried Salmon With Creamy Garlic Sauce

This salmon dish is easy to make and very versatile that can be eaten with pasta, rice or vegetables. The secret of this dish is the flavorful sauce!

  • Serves 4 people
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 200-250 grams each Salmon Fillets  skinless
  • 2 tablespoons Light Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • cloves Garlic  chopped finely
  • 2 tablespoons White Onion  chopped coarsely
  • 1/4 cup Dry White Wine
  • 1 3/4 cups Heavy Cream or Whipping Cream
  • cups Baby Spinach Leaves  washed
  • 1 piece Lemon  cut into slices
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese  grated
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Parsley  chopped finely
  • Salt and Pepper  to taste

Procedure

  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Squeeze some lemon juice all over salmon.
  2. Using a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook the salmon for few minutes on each side. Remove from the pan and set aside
  3. Add butter in the remaining juice leftover in the pan. Put the garlic and onions, and fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour in the white wine, and reduce slightly.
  5. Lower the heat, add the heavy cream and bring to a gentle simmer, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add the spinach leaves, let it simmer for a minute. Sprinkle the parmesan cheese all over the skillet. Let the parmesan cheese melt for 1 minute through the sauce.
  7. Add in the lemon slices. Put the salmon back into the pan. Add the parsley, and spoon the sauce over each filet. Serve while hot over pasta, rice or vegetables.

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3 thoughts on “Pan-Fried Salmon With Creamy Garlic Sauce”

  1. This is a great recipe but you cannot leave out ingredients. I do my shopping based on the ingredients list and you left off lemons AND heavy cream.

  2. Delicious recipe! Absolutely loved it. The only thing is that the ingredients don’t list lemons so don’t forget to buy two!

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