Simple & Fresh King Salmon with Lemon & Salt – That's It!

2 people
Prep Time:
00h 05
Cook Time:
00h 20

King salmon deserves to be the star of this dish. The beauty of the recipe, in addition to its simplicity, in the quality of the fillers and the endless range of pairing options. Enjoy!


Wine Pairing: Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc

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Ingredients and Method



  1. PREP: Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat a skillet over medium high heat. Pat the Salmon dry and season both sides with salt.
  2. COOK: Sear salmon flesh side down, pressing down lightly for a few seconds, leave until golden. (The fish will release itself when it is ready to flip, 1-2 minutes) flip and repeat. Remove from pan once both sides have developed nice color and place on baking sheet and cook in oven for 4-8 minutes or cooked through.
  3. SERVE: Serve the salmon with wedges of lemon squeezed over right before enjoying. The nice thing about a dish this simple is that pairing options are endless…roasted veggies, sautéed cauliflower, garlicy spinach, a simple salad with a lite dressing, grilled sweet potatoes…want me to keep going! With a dish like this, using just a few ingredients, you really get to taste and experience the beauty and quality of the fish.