Seared Citrus Salmon Recipe
Rich in vitamins A and D and Omega 3 fatty acids, salmon is one of the healthiest foods you can add to your diet. Rich in vitamins and minerals, it’s linked to reduced inflammation and the prevention of heart disease, according to the Washington State Department of Health. So eat up and try one of our favorite ways of preparing salmon.
Seared Citrus Salmon
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons chicken broth, low-sodium
1 tablespoon butter
2 pieces salmon filets (4-6 oz. each)
2 teaspoons lemon juice (or use fresh squeezed lemon)
2 handfuls green beans
Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
Add filets to the pan, adding salt and pepper as desired. Cook on both sides until done. Remove from pan and keep warm by covering lightly with foil.
Add chicken broth to the pan and with a whisk, stir up brown bits in pan. Allow the mixture to reduce slightly.
Whisk in lemon juice and mix well.
Remove pan from the heat and whisk in butter.
Spoon the lemon sauce over the seared fish and serve immediately with a side of green beans or your favorite smart veggie for a low carb meal. Serve with 1/2 cup of mashed potatoes and 1 cup of wilted spinach.