Seared Skillet Salmon


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 2-3 large handfuls of baby spinach
  1. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Dry salmon well and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place salmon in skillet (skin side up). Let sear for 4 minutes without moving. Flip and cook for 2-3 minutes on other side.
  4. Remove the salmon from the skillet and transfer to a plate. Add last tbsp of olive oil.
  5. Add onion and garlic and saute until it is just barely tender and aromatic (1-2 minutes).
  6. Add chicken broth, season with salt and pepper, bring to a boil and reduce to simmer until reduced by 1/2.
  7. Add cream, Dijon mustard, honey, spinach, and dill, and stir.
  8. Add salmon back to pan and simmer for 1 minute.
  9. Garnish with more chopped dill.
DATE: 04/12/2019
CATEGORY: John Rivers