- Karen Buch RDN, LDN
Pan-Seared Glazed Salmon
Omega-3s can help reduce risk of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. recommends 1,000 mg pf EPA + DHA per day for patients with mood disorders.
Prominent health organizations recommend 250-500mg omega-3s EPA+DHA per day or eating a variety of seafood at least twice a week, while the American Psychiatric Association
Because salmon is a rich source of omega-3s (delivering >1,000mg per 4-ounce cooked portion), I’m always looking for new ways to serve it. This recipe has become a family favorite.
Seared Glazed Salmon
4 (6-ounce) Salmon Fillets (I typically use Alaskan Coho salmon portions) Salt and Pepper (to taste) 1 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
(Glaze) 1 Tbsp. Butter, melted 2 Tbsp. Brown Sugar 1 Tbsp. Honey 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce 3 Tbsp. Prepared Course Ground Dijon Mustard
10 Easy Prep Steps 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. 2. In a small bowl, STIR to combine the last 5 ingredients; set aside. 3. In a large, oven-safe skillet, HEAT oil on the stovetop over medium-high heat. 4. Season salmon portions (flesh-side) with salt and pepper. 5. ADD salmon portions to the skillet, flesh-side down, SEAR about 5 minutes until golden/crusting. 6. Using a fish spatula, FLIP once so that portions are flesh-side up in the skillet. 7. DRIZZLE half of the glaze evenly over salmon portions. 8. PLACE skillet into pre-heated oven; BAKE 8 to 10 minutes until salmon appear flaky/opaque. 9. Using a fish spatula, REMOVE salmon from the skillet to a serving platter. 10. Drizzle with remaining glaze. SERVE immediately. REFRIGERATE any unused portions to REHEAT or SERVE COLD over a tossed green salad.