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Pan-Seared Citrus Salmon



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 20 mins (10m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving


local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a shallow dish, combine the lemon juice, orange juice, olive oil, salt, and black pepper.
  2. 2.Add the salmon fillets to the marinade, skin-side up, and let them sit for 10 minutes.
  3. 3.Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil.
  4. 4.Place the salmon fillets in the skillet, skin-side down, and cook for 4-5 minutes, until the skin is crispy.
  5. 5.Flip the salmon fillets and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes, until the salmon is cooked through.
  6. 6.Remove the salmon from the skillet and garnish with fresh parsley.
  7. 7.Serve hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure to pat the salmon fillets dry before marinating to ensure a crispy skin.
  • chevron_rightFor an extra burst of flavor, sprinkle some lemon zest and orange zest over the cooked salmon before serving.
  • chevron_rightServe the salmon with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.