Pan Seared Salmon Recipe with Creamy Sauce

This recipe for pan-seared salmon is one of the best and the easiest way to cook salmon perfectly. You will not fail if you follow this easy salmon recipe. With creamy garlic and lemon sauce on top, [Guess what? this salmon pan-seared recipe shows how to make this sauce as well] it makes the salmon a perfect dinner for you and your family and friends. I decided to serve this salmon fillet with healthy baked asparagus but you make pick any other side.


Salmon Butter – 1 tbsp

Pinch of black pepper x 2

Pinch of cayenne pepper x 2

Salt to taste

For the sauce:

Butter – 1/2 tbsp

Chopped shallot – 1/2 cup

Minced garlic – 1 tbsp

Dry white wine – 1/3 cup

Heavy cream – 1/3 cup

Parsley – 1/4 cup

Lemon – 1/2

Salt to taste

Pinch of black pepper

  1. Season the skinless salmon with salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper on both sides. 
  2. Heat 1 tbsp of butter on medium skillet over medium heat. Add salmon fillet. Let it cook for 1-2 minutes on both sides or once the side of the fish becomes white.
  3. Transfer to a plate and cover with aluminum sheet to keep it warm.
  4. To prepare the sauce, on the same pan add butter, chopped shallot, minced garlic. Stir-fry for couple of minutes.
  5. Add dry white wine, heavy cream and salt + pepper. Let it simmer for couple of minutes.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley and lemon juice. Transfer to a small bowl.
  7. Serve the salmon with baked asparagus and the sauce on top
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