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Garlic and Lemon Pan-Seared Salmon and Asparagus - an easy and healthy meal that can be made in under 30 minutes! #dinner #recipe #seafood #healthy
Lemon-Garlic Pan-Seared Salmon and Asparagus
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Author: Julia
Ingredients
Lemon Garlic Asparagus:
  • 1 bunch asparagus trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or algae oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste
Garlic-Lemon Salmon:
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1- pound salmon fillet
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ tablespoons lemon juiced (about 2 )
  • sea salt
Instructions
Prepare the asparagus:
  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add the asparagus and cook, stirring occasionally for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and lemon zest and continue cooking another 2 to 5 minutes, depending on your desired level of done-ness (I like my asparagus al dente). Sprinkle with sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste.
Prepare the salmon:
  1. Heat a medium-sized non-stick skillet to medium-high and add the butter and olive oil. Sprinkle the salmon fillet with sea salt and place on the hot skillet, skin-side up. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes (depending on thickness of fish), and carefully flip to the other side. Cook 3 minutes, add the garlic and lemon juice and cook another 2 to 3 minutes, until salmon is cooked through but still moist.