How To Cook Salmon
how to cook salmon
with this easy recipe. It takes 10 minutes to cook salmon in a pan on the stove. Juicy, moist and tender salmon fillet with salt, pepper and paprika.
– 8 oz. (226 g) salmon fillet – 1 tablespoon olive oil – Kosher salt or sea salt flakes – Ground black pepper – 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika – 1 teaspoon chopped parsley – Lemon wedges
Rinse the salmon fillet with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
Brush or coat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil on both sides of the salmon.
Sprinkle salt, freshly ground black pepper and smoked paprika on both sides of the salmon fillet.
Heat up a pan on high heat. When the pan is fully heated, add the remaining 1/2 tablespoon olive oil. Cook the salmon for 2-3 minutes, uninterrupted.
Turn the salmon over and cook the other side for another 2-3 minutes, or until the inside is just cooked through. DO NOT overcook so the salmon will be moist and juicy inside.
Top the salmon with chopped parsley and serve immediately with lemon wedges. Squeeze lemon juice on top of the salmon before eating.
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