PAN SEARED SALMON – KETO / LOW CARB / PALEO / WHOLE30

Ingredients

  • 4 (four-to-six) ounce salmon fillets, skin on and descaled
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon avocado oil
  • 3 Tablespoons ghee OR grass-fed butter (if not Whole30)
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley chopped finely

Instructions

  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat skillet over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. Add enough oil to coat the bottom of the pan, you want the oil to be shimmering.Carefully place the fillets, skin side down in the pan.Cook undisturbed for 3-5 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillet.
  3. Using a spatula, carefully turn the salmon fillets over and sear the other side for another 2 minutes.
  4. Place the butter, lemon juice and zest into the pan, along with the lemon slices and half of the parsley, and cook for a further 2 minutes, spooning the sauce over the salmon as it cooks.
  5. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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