Caramelized Salmon

Posted: August 25

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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This meal is so flavorful, you'll forget that it’s good for you! With just 5 ingredients, this Caramelized Salmon will be a great addition to your repertoire of healthy eats. The best part? You can have this tasty fish on your table in just 20 minutes.


• 1/2 cup sugar • 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 • 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. Dip each salmon fillet into the mixture and properly coat them.

Step 3

Heat some olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Place fillets into the pan, skin-side down. Saute for five minutes.

Step 4

Flip each fillet onto the other side and saute for another 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle more sugar onto the salmon fillets.

Step 5

Place the pan into the oven, allowing it to broil for about 5-10 minutes. Allow the salmon to properly cool before peeling off the skin and serving.