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!