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Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon and Rosemary🐟🍋

This seared salmon dish is flavour packed and really simple to make, the zesty character from the pan fried lemon slices makes this dish perfect for a summer lunch💖You can even top it up with some extra lemon zest if desired.

Serve 2

Ingredients you will need

2 fresh salmon fillets

1/2 lemon, thinly sliced

3-4 fresh rosemary sprigs

2 tsp olive oil

a pinch of salt and pepper, to season

lemon zest, to garnish (optional)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high.

  2. Add rosemary to the pan and pan fry it for 2 mins, put the sprigs aside.

  3. Add the salmon fillets, skin side down.

  4. Cook the skin side for 4-5 minutes.

  5. Add lemon slices to the pan.

  6. Flip and cook the salmon for further 4-5 minutes and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  7. Pan sear sides of the fillets for 1 min each.

  8. Transfer to plate and garnish with lemon zest, serve warm.

It pairs perfectly with some herby kale pesto pasta.

Get this kale pesto pasta recipe here!🍋🌿

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