1. How to Sauté Salmon

How to Sauté Salmon

Becky Selengut

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. Inspired by Good Fish by Becky Selengut.

How to Sauté Salmon

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 8 minutes | Total Time: 13 minutes


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


  1. Preheat skillet to medium-high heat.
  2. Add the marinade and oil to a dish or re-sealable storage bag and blend together. Coat fish with marinade mixture.
  3. 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.
Serves: Serves 2