Cooking time varies by species — sockeye cooks the quickest, and king cooks the slowest, due to their differing fat contents: less in sockeye, much more in king. Skin-on salmon portions will cook a bit more slowly than skinless salmon.

How to Sauté Salmon

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients:

  • 2 Vital Choice wild Alaskan sockeye salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp Vital Choice extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp Vital Choice organic salmon marinade

Instructions: 

  • Preheat skillet to medium-high heat.
  • Add the marinade and oil to a dish or re-sealable storage bag and blend together. Coat fish with marinade mixture.
  • Sauté until opaque throughout, which will take 6 to 8 minutes per inch of thickness. Remove from heat and let rest 2 to 3 minutes before serving.

Notes:

Cooking time varies by species — sockeye cooks the quickest, and king cooks the slowest, due to their differing fat contents: less in sockeye, much more in king. Skin-on salmon portions will cook a bit more slowly than skinless salmon.
Author: Becky
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: salmon, saute
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