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Keto Pan Seared Salmon

Yields3 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

Try topping this delicious Keto Pan Seared Salmon with some satiating lemon sauce and you’re ready to go for lunch or dinner.

pan seared salmon

 3 salmon fillets (about 6-8 oz each with the skin on)
 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
 ½ lemon
 Salt and pepper to taste

Let the salmon sit at room temperature for 15 minutes or so.


Pat the salmon fillets dry.


Rub the olive oil onto both sides of the fish and season.


Bring a cast iron pan to medium-high heat (any pan will work).


Coat the pan with olive oil.


When the pan is hot (spritz to some water on it to see it sizzle to make sure it’s hot enough) add the salmon to the pan with the skin side up. Add cut up lemon to pan for flavor.


Allow to cook for 4 minutes on one side and then flip (another 4 minutes or so).


Remove from the pan and let it cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 fillet

Servings 3

Net Carbs

Amount Per Serving
Calories 555
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36.3g56%
Protein 57.4g115%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.