Lemon Garlic Salmon
A simple yet delicious meal, this restaurant quality Lemon Garlic Seared Salmon will be perfect for impromptu dinner parties or last minute meals.
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons butter , unsalted
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream or half and half
  • 4 (6 oz) skinless salmon fillets (about 1-inch thick)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley , minced
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and saute until lightly golden brown.
  3. Pour in chicken broth and lemon juice and allow sauce to simmer for about 4 minutes.
  4. Stir in cream and set sauce aside.
  5. Season both sides of salmon with salt and pepper.
  6. Heat olive oil in a large heavy non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Once oil is hot, add salmon and cook about 3 minutes on each side.
  8. Pour cream sauce over salmon and let cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  9. Garnish with fresh minced parsley.