Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon with Fresh Dill in a Garlic Caper Sauce

Wild caught Salmon is full of omega-3 fatty acids, B-Vitamins, Vitamin D and a whole supply of nutrients that your body needs and bonus, taste amazing! Nothing complements salmon as much as fresh dill and savory garlic. With the addition of salty capers and tart lemon to balance the richness of the fish, this dish will impress everyone's taste buds!

1 pound fresh wild caught salmon fillet with skin
1 sprig fresh dill
2 cloves fresh garlic minced
1 tablespoon preservative free capers
1/2 small lemon
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
*Primal- Kerry Gold grass fed butter

1.) Season flesh side of salmon with minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of fresh dill, sea salt and black pepper to taste.
2.) Heat 1/2 tablespoon EV coconut oil over medium high heat in a large cast iron skillet.
3.)When the skillet is hot, add salmon, flesh side down. Cook for 4 minutes or until fish lifts easily from skillet. Reduce heat to medium, cover fish with a lid, and continue cooking for 4 more minutes.
4.) Flip fish again so flesh side is up. Squeeze lemon over fish. Add in capers and 1 tablespoon of Kerry Gold if desired. Cover skillet and remove from heat. Let stand 2 minutes then serve fish with pan sauce. Garnish with additional fresh dill if desired.