Lemon Butter Sauce for Salmon

Experience a citrusy delight with this delectable lemon butter salmon.

The buttery sauce transforms a simple seared fish fillet into a gourmet masterpiece.

INGREDIENTS: salmon fillet lemon juice minced garlic unsalted butter fresh dill oil for frying

In a heated pan with oil, pan sear salmon, skin side up. Sprinkle on salt and pepper. Do not move the salmon until the bottom part starts to turn golden in color.

Turn salmon and season with salt and pepper. Spoon hot oil over the salmon as the skin cooks. Cook until golden and flaky.

In another skillet, pour lemon juice then add garlic. Slowly simmer until lemon juice reduces by half.

Melt butter and stir occasionally. Turn off the heat, then sprinkle some fresh dill.

Transfer salmon to a serving plate. Pour lemon butter sauce over the salmon slab. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese, lemon zest, and the remaining fresh dill.


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