Pan-Fried Wild Salmon


  • 2 (3 ounce) fillets salmon, with skin
  • sea salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Rinse the salmon fillets and pat dry thoroughly with paper towels; season with sea salt.


  • Step 2

    Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Step 3

    Gently lay the salmon into the hot oil with the skin side facing up and cook until the the flesh side is golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes; turn and continue cooking until the skin side is slightly browned, about 5 minutes more. Remove the salmon from the skillet, allowing any oil to drain from the fish back into the pan.

  • Step 4

    Remove the skin from the salmon fillets; fry the skin in the oil remaining in the skillet until crispy, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve the crispy skin with the salmon.

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