The benefits of salmon are ridiculous, especially once you apply them to a high fat diet like keto. Salmon should be eaten more than once per week when on keto. This pan-seared recipe makes it easy. Put a bag of frozen wild caught salmon in the fridge for a few days to allow it to thaw. When you want a quick meal, this fish will take no more than 15 minutes flat.
Serve with extra butter, sour cream or avocado. Choose a nice vegetable side like dill carrots to accompany the fish.
The right amount of omega 3's are difficult to attain in any diet, but even more difficult when you are eating high fat for all your meals.
A general pan-seared salmon recipe to use with a variety of sides. Salmon is the ideal meal for keto diet because of the high omega 3's.
Dethaw salmon in hot water.
Heat skillet to medium heat. Put 1 tbsp butter in pan.
Drain juice out of salmon filets.
Pat salt and pepper on salmon filets, front and back.
Once pan is warm swirl butter around pan. Lay salmon in pan skin side down.
Pour on lemon juice and cook uncovered until white is 3/4 up the filet.
Flip salmon. Top each filet with 1 tbsp butter.
Finish cooking for another 2-3 minutes or until white is all the way up the sides. Do not overcook-the salmon will become dry.