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Category: Fish and shellfish

Pan-Seared Salmon or Halibut Steaks

No matter what people say, nothing's easier than cooking fish. It takes less than 10 minutes to pan-sear a fish and finish it off in the oven. Slow roasting is easy, too, and requires very little of your attention. These ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 2
  • 2 (6- to 7-ounce) center-cut salmon filets or medium halibut steaks, skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Step 1Rinse salmon and blot dry. Combine oil with Worcestershire sauce.

Step 2Use your finger to rub oil mixture over all surfaces of fish. Generously sprinkle with salt and pepper. Put salmon, skinned side up, in hot nonstick grill pan or medium skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until well-seared, about 2 1/2 minutes. Use spatula to gently turn over.

Step 3Bake at 500 degrees on lower rack in oven until fish feels firm to touch, about 3 to 5 minutes more. Serve hot.

Each serving:
266 calories; 250 mg sodium; 80 mg cholesterol; 16 grams fat; 0 grams carbohydrates; 29 grams protein; 0 fiber.
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