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.
Pan-Seared Salmon With Cucumber-Lime Salsa
-4 (6oz) boneless salmon fillets
-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
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.
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