This salmon recipe is incredibly easy, yet flavorful and perfect for combining with tons of other dishes, such as pasta or potatoes to salad or rice-based dishes.
- 1 pound fresh salmon
- 2 teaspoons smoked sweet paprika
- 1 teaspoon Salt (see notes)
- 1 teaspoon cracked pepper
Select the oven's broil function. Choose the 'high broil' setting. If the oven doesn't have a broil feature, preheat to 450° Fahrenheit.
Put the salmon in a cast iron skillet. Season both sides with sweet smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
Put the salmon with the skin side facing up into the oven. Set your kitchen timer to 6 minutes.
Flip the salmon. The skinless side is now facing up. Reset the timer for an additional 6 minutes.
When the time goes off, check if the salmon has a nice golden crust. If the salmon is thicker, you need to add another minute or two.
Remove the salmon from the oven. Let the salmon to rest for a couple of minutes in the skillet.
This allows the juices to come out and you'll have a nice piece of fully cooked salmon. You can serve this over pasta, salad, potatoes, even soup. The possibilities endless. Enjoy
Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 1263mg | Potassium: 1134mg | Vitamin A: 585IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2.1mg