Salmon has a good amount heart-healthy fats and is a great source of protein! Try this quick recipe for seared salmon along with a side of roasted vegetables for a light and healthy meal.
Chile Seared Salmon Recipe
- 2 6-ounce salmon fillets
- ½ tablespoon ground red chile
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
In a small bowl combine the chile, sugar, and salt. Pat the salmon dry with paper towel and rub the chile mixture all over the salmon. Meanwhile, heat vegetable oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat.
Carefully place the salmon in the pan and cook until crisp and brown, about 3-5 minutes per side. The USDA recommends cooking salmon to 145° F.