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Categories: Fish and shellfish, Healthy eating, Main courses, Quick and easy

Pan-seared wild salmon steaks with chive vinaigrette

Pan-seared wild salmon steaks with chive vinaigrette
Los Angeles Times

A tall bottle of olive oil, a cruet of vinegar, a dish of sea salt, a pepper grinder. This casual kitchen still life is the simple formula for a vinaigrette, a sauce so humble that it often doesn't seem like ... Read more

Total time: 7 minutes | Serves 4
  • 4 wild salmon steaks, about 1-inch thick (6 ounces each), skin on
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chive vinaigrette

Step 1Season the salmon steaks with salt and pepper.

Step 2Heat the oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the salmon steaks and sear until golden and caramelized on one side, about 3 minutes. Carefully flip the steaks over, and cook for 3 minutes more. Remove and blot on a paper towel.

Step 3Drizzle each steak with about 2 tablespoons of chive vinaigrette. Serve immediately.

Each serving:
428 calories; 34 grams protein; 2 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 31 grams fat; 5 grams saturated fat; 80 mg. cholesterol; 159 mg. sodium.
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