Skillet Seared Salmon with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

Mayra ALVARADO: "the salmon turned out delicious with a crispy ski…" Read More


  • 4 skinless salmon fillets (6 oz, about 1-inch thick)
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter (diced into 1 Tbsp pieces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (minced)
  • lemon slices (for garnish, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium11% DV270mg
    Fat40% DV26g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs2% DV5g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories350Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate5g2%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Erica Margolies 6 days ago
    Wasn’t bad... I doubled the recipe right off the bat and didn’t use chicken stock I used leftover Chardonnay
    Rachel Langer a month ago
    I needed to add salt and pepper to the sauce to make It more flavorful. I used white wine instead of chicken broth. It’s good, but It could be more garlicky
    Mayra ALVARADO a month ago
    the salmon turned out delicious with a crispy skin and the sauce was outstanding. Thank you for an excellent and easy recipe
    Gemmarie 3 months ago
    It was delicious & the sauce really completes the whole dish 😋
    Maria M. 3 months ago
    Best sear I have ever accomplished
    Sidne F. 3 months ago
    Simple and delish! Definitely a keeper
    Zandra 4 months ago
    Amazing! My husband said it was the best salmon he’s ever had.
    Chelsea R. 4 months ago
    Quick delicious meal!!! Very good!! Will definitely make it again
    Kent M Elliott 5 months ago
    I followed directions and it turned out perfectly. vary vary good I would definitely suggest trying this dish
    Darren Blackwell 7 months ago
    Turned out great. The butter added that richness with the tang of the lemon to finish it off. I didn’t have parsley but added chives instead.
    Lee Anne Oimoen 7 months ago
    Very good! Sauce is nice and light with the salmon
    Michael Cary 9 months ago
    This recipe was easy peasy and came out delish. Thank you...
    Bridgette Butler 9 months ago
    It was very easy to follow and delicious, better than restaurants😉
    SmartFoodLover a year ago
    Easy and delicious. Left out the honey because I enjoy a tart sauce (it was quite tart, so if that is not your preference the honey should be added). Definitely keeping this dish in the rotation.
    Alex a year ago
    My only dislike for the dish is the sauce, which pretty much boils down to flavor preferences. I think it was too strong of a garlic flavor but my mom who loves garlic ended up loving the dish.
    LaToya Elliott a year ago
    Love it. I added white wine and Italian seasoning and salted butter to the sauce. Great recipe very tasty
    Jonathan Kendle a year ago
    its was amazing!! will definetly make again
    Marrero-Garcia a year ago
    Delicious and easy! Would recommend!
    Oluchi R. a year ago
    I was really looking forward to this, but I was underwhelmed by the garlic lemon butter sauce. Not bad, but it didn’t wow me like it apparently did others. I’m glad I tried this out, but I’ll keep looking for something more flavorful.
    Queen 2 years ago
    i made it for dinner with Cauliflower and Broccoli and rice. it came out very well i will be making it again. Next i will make my garlic butter a head of time.
    Everlinda Dionio 2 years ago
    Perfect crispy but moist inside, lots of flavor
    Mark 2 years ago
    Perfect! Kids and I loved it
    Otis 2 years ago
    The salmon was cooked perfectly and tasted great! My only complaint was that the recipe didn't make enough sauce but adding olive oil was an easy way to add volume
    Kayla Southern 2 years ago
    Very quick and simple to make. So delicious!
    Jordan Giesbrecht 2 years ago
    Delicious. Sauce is amazing. I added a little more lemon than recipe called for.
    becky 2 years ago
    Fabulous! This sauce can go on cod as well I had no salmon but I fried frozen cod after letting it sit out for 15 minutes Since it was frozen I had to fry for about 8 minutes on each side Very tasty!
    Charlotte 2 years ago
    Very good, maybe needed a little more lemon but that’s a personal preference!
    Inara Aeryn 2 years ago
    Lovely. Doubled the recipe for my big family and even those who don’t usually enjoy salmon ate it right up!
    Philip Young 2 years ago
    Great! Five or more stars.
    Adam K. 3 years ago
    Perfect! Love it and will make it many more times!