Pan Seared Salmon

by Nov 22, 2011Seafood

We buy frozen salmon fillets at the Walmart. They come in one pound packs each containing four individually wrapped fillets. I thaw out one or two fillets (in the wrapper) under running cold water in just a matter of a few minutes. Easy, convenient, and tasty.


2 salmon fillets, thawed
cooking spray
garlic powder
onion powder
black pepper
Old Bay Seasoning
olive oil


Dry the fillets with paper towels. Spray a light coat of cooking oil on the top surface; then lightly dust with all of the dry seasonings. Turn fillets over and repeat on the other side.

Heat non-stick skillet over medium high heat for a few minutes. Add a tablespoon or so of oil and one pat of butter. Once he butter is completely melted, add the fillets skin side down. Shake pan to loosen fillets; and cook for 3 minutes shaking now and then.

Flip fish and continue cooking for 2 more minutes. Remove from pan and serve. These come out with a crispy almost blackened crust, and are a hit with Sherry. Have fun!

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