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3 Quick & Easy Seafood Sauces For Salmon

3 Quick & Easy Seafood Sauces For Salmon

Pan-seared salmon is one of the best seafood dishes one can enjoy and is adored by seafood lovers around the world. One of the main reason’s salmon is beloved by so many is that it’s one of the simplest and easiest foods you can prepare with minimal effort without worrying if your dish will come out wrong. 

In its simplest form, pan-seared salmon is a lightly seasoned salmon fillet, seared in a non-stick skillet over medium heat in oil. This recipe usually takes about 4 minutes to get a beautiful golden crust on your salmon and can be served alongside a number of different side dishes. While this recipe is the safest option if you’re a novice home chef at Pure Food Fish Market, we know you want something a little more exciting than your everyday pan-seared salmon. Which is why we are going to show you 3 quick and easy sauces you can prepare to take your pan-seared salmon to the next level. 

Pan-Seared Salmon in Lemon Butter Garlic Sauce

Lemon butter garlic sauce is the go-to favorite for many seafood dishes but especially pairs well with pan-seared salmon. The great thing about this recipe is that it’s extremely easy to make, only adds about 3 minutes to your total cooking time and is made of 4 basic ingredients; chopped garlic, chopped parsley, butter, and lemon juice. This recipe follows the same steps as making traditional pan-seared salmon. However, the key to nailing this recipe is squeezing lemon juice on to your salmon fillets as it sears in the skillet. Just as the fillets reach golden crispiness on each side, add in your butter, garlic, parsley, and another squeeze of lemon juice. From here you want to baste your salmon, covering each fillet in the pan sauce until the butter begins to brown slightly, and there you have it a beautiful pan-seared salmon in lemon butter garlic sauce. 

Pan-Seared Salmon with Garlic-Soy Sauce

As you may have already noticed, garlic is salmon's best friend and this sauce recipe is no different. Garlic soy pan-seared salmon is another quick and easy pan sauce that will add incredible flavor to your salmon with little to no hassle. This pan sauce only calls for 4 ingredients as well, chopped garlic, soy sauce, brown sugar, and lime juice to create a beautiful sweet and savory flavor profile. In this recipe, you’ll want to prep your sauce by mixing the chopped garlic, soy sauce, lime juice, and brown sugar in a small bowl and setting aside. Next, lightly season your salmon fillet with salt and pepper, and instead of using regular vegetable oil, use sesame oil to sear your salmon. Once you have seared your salmon remove the fillets to another plate and while your skillet is still over medium heat pour in your sauce mixture and stir for 2-3 minutes until it thickens. Now the only thing left to do is plate your salmon and drizzle the wonderful sauce over your fillets.

Honey Garlic Glazed Pan-Seared Salmon 

Last, but just as tasty we have another fantastic pan sauce to serve over your pan-seared salmon. Honey garlic glaze is another reduction sauce that combines the sweetness of honey, the savoriness of soy sauce, the tang of lemon juice, and the spiciness of red chili flakes to get an unbelievably tasty salmon glaze. Similar to the recipe above you’ll want to prep your sauce ingredients in a mixing bowl before searing your salmon fillets. Next, add salt and pepper to your salmon fillets and sear until golden on each side. Then pour your sauce mixture of honey, garlic, soy sauce, lemon juice, and chili flakes into the pan and baste the salmon with the sauce for 1-2 minutes covering each fillet with as much as you desire.

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