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Pan-Seared Salmon, a Bryce * Original

Can't take credit for this one! Although I can add some pointers based on what I observed: 

Start with about 2 lbs. of salmon fillets, skin on. 

Use a nonstick pan. 

We used our cast iron which normally is great, but even with EVOO in the pan, the skin got stuck a bit too much. So go with a nonstick for this one. 

In the pan, heat EVOO and about a clove of minced garlic. Put the fillets in, skin side up and sear for about 3-4 minutes. Add a splash of lemon juice. 

Turn the fillets over to be skin side down, cook for another 3-4 minutes, and season with black pepper. He said this was a total cooking time of about 8 minutes. 

And that's it! The searing should look like gray on the pink of the salmon. Add another splash of lemon juice when serving. 

We had a side of wild rice, but any quinoa, potato or salad would work too. Fyi, this will leave a lingering smell in your house so do it when you can open windows. 

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