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Pan searing salmon couldn't be easier! This 15 minute recipe comes out perfect every time with the most amazing garlic, butter, and lemon sauce.
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  • 1.33 lbs salmon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 lemon
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Step 1 Pat the salmon filets with a paper towel on all sides to remove excess moisture. This step is very important for a crispy exterior. Season with salt and pepper.
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Step 2 Heat the olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet. Place the salmon in the skillet, skin side up. Cook without moving the pan for 4-5 minutes until a golden exterior crust forms.
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Step 3 Carefully flip the salmon and cook another 4-6 minutes until the fish is cooked to your liking. Remove the fish and set it aside.
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Step 4 Add the butter and garlic to the pan. Cook for about 1 minute until garlic is fragrant.
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Step 5 Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice and parsley. Pour sauce over the salmon and serve.
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