Pan-Fried Salmon With Spinach and Caper Sauce

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • One serving

This pan-fried salmon with spinach and caper sauce is one of the best things you can make at home. It only takes a few minutes and we’re so happy it does because it’s perfect if you want to spoil yourself with something both healthy and amazingly tasty.

Ingredients Needed for Pan-Fried Salmon With Spinach and Caper Sauce

6 ounces of salmon, 1 fillet
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
salt
pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 tablespoon chili flakes
3.5 ounces of baby spinach
2 tablespoons of caper
½ cup crème fraîche
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
2 wedges of lemons, for serving

How to Cook Pan-Fried Salmon With Spinach and Caper Sauce

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet and lay the salmon fillet in it, skin-side down. Season with salt and pepper. After about 3-4 minutes, flip the fillet, drizzle some lemon juice, and cook the fish for 3-4 more minutes. Set it aside.
  2. Take another skillet and heat the olive oil in it. Add the chili flakes and baby spinach. Season with salt and cook just a few seconds, until the spinach wilts. Set it aside.
  3. Use the same skillet to cook the capers with crème fraîche, parsley, salt, and pepper, until you make a sauce.
  4. Serve the pan-fried salmon with spinach and caper sauce.

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