Pan Seared Salmon Warm Spinach Salad

MaryEllyn Thomas


My sister attended a cooking class and she sent me this recipe, it's not just pretty on the plate but also delicious.

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3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
16 oz
salmon filets divided skin off
6 oz
fresch baby spinach
1 Tbsp
fresh garlic chopped
1/2 c
shredded parmesan
cherry tomatoes 10 each serving
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 375. Heat 3 Tbl olive oil until smoking. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper and carefully place in the saute pan.
Sear the salmon for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the salmon has a golden crust.
Remove salmon from pan and place in oven to finish approximately 5 minutes
While salmon is finishing, pour out the used oil from the saute pan, but do not clean. Add fresh 2 tbl of olive oil and heat until just smoking. Add the cherry tomatoes to the pan and cook for 1 minute. Add fresh garlic to the pan and cook 1 minute, Add the baby spinach to the pan and cook for 1 minute constantly fluffing the tongs. Remove from heat, add Parmesan cheese, and fluff until melted into the spinach.
Plate the spinach mix. Remove salmon from oven and serve over the spinach. Squeeze the juice of the lemon over the salmon and serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Salads