Caramelized Salmon

Posted: August 25

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Nothing healthy should taste this good. Caramelized Salmon is beautifully tender and sweet, with a delicious fattiness that makes every bite satisfying. The golden brown and sweet crust brings wonderful crispiness you won’t soon forget. Best of all, you can have Caramelized Salmon and its restaurant-quality tastes on the table in 20 minutes or less.


• 1/2 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling • 2 1/2 tablespoons coarse sea salt, pulsed gently in a food processor • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 16 ounces salmon, cut into 4 fillets, with skin • 1 tablespoon olive oil


Step 1

Preheat the broiler to 450 degrees F.

Step 2

Mix together the sugar, salt, and black pepper into a shallow bowl.

Step 3

Dip each salmon fillet into the mixture, coating them.

Step 4

Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat on the stovetop.

Step 5

Place the fillets into the pan, skin-side down. Sauté for five minutes.

Step 6

Flip each fillet and saute for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Sprinkle more sugar onto the salmon fillets.

Step 8

Place the pan into the oven, allowing it to broil for about 5-10 minutes.

Step 9

Allow the salmon to properly cool before peeling off the skin and serving.

Step 10

Serve warm!

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