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Pan- Seared Salmon with a Cucumber- Lime Salsa 

I am really excited to share this recipe with you! I LOVE salmon!! When it’s cooked right, I would have to say it one of my favorite foods. And let me tell you,  I found my new favorite way to eat salmon!! The Pan-Searing cooks it perfectly!! 👌🏼 Plus, top it off with a Cucumber- Lime salsa?!! Oh my!! I can’t tell you enough, TRY THIS SALMON 🙌🏻

The Cucumber-Lime Salsa is super easy to make.

Dice all the cucumber lime salsa ingredients and set it aside for 20 minutes for the flavors to mix for a yummy salsa!

Salt and pepper the salmon fillets and place on heated skillet sprayed with cooking spray.

Cook on each side until browned, about 4 minutes each side.

Top with the refreshing Cucumber- Lime Salsa and serve immediately.

Does this look yummy?? Oh boy is it delicious!

Pan-Seared Salmon With Cucumber-Lime Salsa

  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

-4 (6oz) boneless salmon fillets

-1 lime

-1 small jalapeno, seeds removed and finely chopped

-1/2 cucumber, diced

-2 tbsp red onion, chopped

-4 tsp chopped cilantro

-1 tsp salt divided

-1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

-1/4 tsp black pepper

Directions

Remove the peel from the lime.  Finely slice the flesh of the entire lime.  Mash in a bowl with a fork to release juices.  Add the jalapeno, cucumber, onion, cilantro and 1/2 tsp salt and stir to combine.  Set aside for 15-20 minutes to let the flavors to combine and marinate together.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Season salmon all over with the remaining salt and pepper.  Cook salmon, until golden brown, about 4 minutes.  Carefully flip salmon over and continue to cook until flesh is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, about 4 minutes.

Transfer salmon to plates and top with cucumber-lime salsa.  Serve with a salad or side of rice.

credit: recipesworthrepeating.com

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