Crispy-Skin Salmon with Lemon Garlic Sauce

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Crispy-Skin Salmon with Lemon Garlic Sauce
Crispy-Skin Salmon with Lemon Garlic Sauce
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  • 2 skin-on salmon fillets
  • coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ghee


  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic together in a small bowl.
  3. Melt ghee in hot skillet. Gently lie salmon fillets in the hot butter, skin-side down; sear until the skin is golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Turn fillets and cook until flesh firms, about 2 minutes more. Remove skillet from heat and drizzle lemon-garlic mixture over the fillets before plating.
Mealthy tip:

Opt for Italian (flat leaf) parsley instead of curly parsley as it has much more flavor. 


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December 26, 2017 at 4:47pm

Katie Hason says:

I love this crispy skin salmon, it's perfect and adds so much flavor to the dish! The lemon garlicky flavors are superb! This is one of my favorite recipes.

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September 11, 2017 at 4:08am

Aja A says:

Easy to prepare dish that I pair alongside a basic salad or just a quick lemon-dill yogurt sauce with. You will definitely want to get the salmon skin as crispy as possible to make it a palatable as possible.