Good Life, Good Food: Pan Seared Salmon with Arugula Salad

Pan Seared Salmon w/Arugula Salad


2 ea 6 oz Salmon fillets

1 ½ Tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 ½ Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp McCormick Pepper Supreme

Kosher salt to taste

For Salad

3 C baby arugula leaves

2/3 C grape tomatoes, halved

¼ C red onion, thinly slivered

1 Tbspn extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbspn red wine vinegar


Place the salmon fillets in a shallow bowl. Toss well with lemon juice, kosher salt and McCormick pepper supreme. Let set for 15 minutes.

Cook salmon in a saute pan over medium high heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Carefully flip the salmon fillet and let cook 2 more minutes.

Combine the arugula, tomatoes and onions in a bowl. Just before serving, season with kosher salt, coarse black pepper and drizzle with oil and vinegar. Toss well.

Serve salmon fillet on a bed of arugula for a lite and clean tasting summer meal. Simple, quick and full of fresh flavors! A wonderful meal on a hot summer day! Enjoy!